"The Land of Fear"
Burma (also know as Myranmar) has long suffered from a communist military regime. Of late changes within the government
giving into world political pressure has caused change allowing the potential for some type of democracy. This alone will greatly improve the future for the Burmese people.
Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand.
The majority of Burma's people are farmers, Most farmers only grow enough food to feed their families
Natural hazards: destructive earthquakes and cyclones; flooding and landslides common during rainy season (June to September); periodic droughts