Chin State faces looming food shortage after flood crisis

Three months after the nationwide flood disaster, civil society groups say that government has vastly underestimated the damage toll in Chin State, where locals are facing a looming food shortage.

While emergency relief has found its way into many affected Chin State communities, local aid workers say that damage to food storage infrastructure and disruption to slash-and-burn rice cultivation is likely to pose a significant threat to food security in the next 6-12 months.

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