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Myanmar: Flood: 2018/07/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/07/15
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Flood
Outline Some 50,000 people in Myanmar evacuated their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains left villages inundated and swept away bridges.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
AHA Centre 2018/08/09
Dead: 17
Affected: 152,541
Damaged house: 30

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AHA Centre 2018/08/09
AHA Centre Situation Update No. 3: Monsoon Floods, Myanmar

AHA Centre 2018/08/01
Due to heavy torrential rains as a result of Southwest Monsoon since 4 June 2018, 9 provinces were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. 11 people were killed and 132,972 are affected.

The Strait Times 2018/07/29
Myanmar floods kill at least 10, force 54,000 people from homes

Government of Myanmar 2018/07/26
More than 16,000 people have been displaced by floods in Karen State as of 25 July 2018, according to the state disaster management department.

Government of Myanmar 2018/07/25
Taninthayi Township, Myeik District in Taninthayi Region, was flooded as monsoon rains led the water level of the local river rise above the danger level, affecting many homes, lakes and wells in the villages and towns. A total of 5,477 victims from over 1,000 households have been provided shelter at monasteries, their relatives homes, temporary shelters and schools with the help of related departments, local police, firefighters and philanthropic groups.