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Myanmar, Flooding in Myanmar

09:12 Jul 28 2015 Rakhine, Sagaing, Magway, Chin, Ayeyarwady, Bago, Mandalay, Kayin, Kachin, Shan, Mon, Yangon and Tanintharyi.

Description
Myanmar has experienced torrential rains starting from the end of June. The rains are
associated with the Southwest Monsoon, which marks the start of the rainy season in
Myanmar. Monsoon season usually begins in May or June and continues until October. The
development of a tropical storm over the Bay of Bengal has also enhanced the situation by
creating more heavy downpour and thunderstorm over the last days of July. The flooding affected 13 states and regions in Myanmar, which include: Rakhine, Sagaing, Magway, Chin, Ayeyarwady, Bago, Mandalay, Kayin, Kachin, Shan, Mon, Yangon and Tanintharyi.


Based on most recent information from NNDMC (15 August), the flood incidents have claimed for

IMPACT
- 110 death
- 1,615,335 people were affected
- 333,178 people were displaced
- 16,095 houses were damaged
- Over 1.4 million acres (or 566,000 ha) of farm land were inundated and 910,000 acres (370,000 ha) were damaged by the floods.

RESPONSE
- As of 4 August, The Government of Myanmar welcome international humanitarian assistance
- At least 2 billion Kyats (USD 1.8 million) has been disbursed to support the flood victims
Additional Data

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Damages


News Source Link
http://www.ahacentre.org
Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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