Burma Times Correspondent: August 02, 2015
A ten year boy is missing while more than a hundred houses were swept away by floods on Thursday night and Friday in Mujai and Anak Parang of Rathedaung.
The missing boy Md Kashem has presumably drowned in the water.
Meanwhile Rohingyas in the area have no access to food or medicine, the latter increasingly in demand as pneumonia is rampant especially among the infants.
There is also a crisis of drinking water in the area.
Much of the cattle and poultry owned by the Rohingyas have forcibly been taken away by the Rakhines who were passing through the flood ravaged area.
On Saturday, locals reported there was seven to nine feet of water in many areas.
Most of the victims are camped in the hills where the ground is too high for the flood waters. However they are living under the open sky and struggle to find shelter from the frequent heavy rain. The presence of blood sucking leeches is also a problem.