Burma

Brief Description of Problem

  • Landmines in Myanmar are concentrated on its borders with Bangladesh, India and Thailand.
  • Politically unstable.

Geography and Climate

  • east boarder with Thailand is mountainous, consist of evergreen and deciduous forests
  • central lowlands used for rice cultivation
  • mountainous region in border next to India in the west typically covered with deciduous forests
  • Northern part of country is less developed and covered with dense evergreen forests (rain forests) up to a height of 6,000 feet
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