Mongolia: Flood: 2020/06-07
|Country or District||Mongolia|
|Outline||According to National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of Mongolia, flooding struck from 21 June 2020 to July 2020, affecting various provinces, such as Tuv near the capital city, Govisumber in the central, Umnugovi in the south and Sukhbaatar in the east of Mongolia.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
The prolonged rain across the country affected both urban and rural areas in Mongolia. Approximately 13,875 people or 3570 households were affected with 10 casualties.
IFRC Information bulletin 2020/07/17
Flash floods have been occurring across the country at different scales due to prolonged heavy rain fall since middle of June and continuing till middle of July 2020. The flash floods have damaged over 3,000 households and public infrastructure such as roads, bridges, electricity sub-stations.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of Mongolia reported that 8 people died in flash floods in Ömnögovi Province in the south of the country and Sükhbaatar Province in eastern Mongolia on 3 July 2020.
In Tuv province, disaster authorities reported flooding in Zuunmod, Altanbulag, Sergelen and Bayan on June 21, 2020, causing damage to around 400 properties or homes and killing over 4,000 livestock. Two fatalities were reported in Sergelen.