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ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters


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ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

Nothing is normal these days when it comes to Myanmar’s weather.

In Yangon, residents talk about a time when they used to wear sweaters or scarves in the colder months, when the early morning was crisp and people would exercise to stay warm.

Not anymore.

Yet, this rise in temperature is just a small indicator of the unparalleled challenges facing the country’s largest city…



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