Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone: 2023/05/11
|Country or District||Myanmar|
|Event Type||Tropical Cyclone|
|Outline||On 14 May 2023, Tropical Cyclone Mocha, with wind speeds of about 250 km/h, made landfall on the coastal areas from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox's Bazar District, Bangladesh, displacing over 100,000 people in Myanmar. Damage is extensive and may further escalate in the future.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|AHA Centre 2023/05/26|
Affected: 1.23M (262.5K families)
|Damaged buildings: 276,709 (including 262,488 houses)||Estimated cost of damages to roads, bridges, and buildings: 3,110.374M MMK (1.5M USD)|
|AHA Centre 2023/05/22|
|Damaged buildings: 248,296 (including 234,147 houses)||Estimated cost of damages to roads, bridges, and buildings: 5,598M MMK (2.7M USD)|
|AHA Centre 2023/05/20|
|Damaged buildings: 256,514 (including 242,233 houses)||Estimated cost of damages to roads, bridges, and buildings: 5,598M MMK (2.7M USD)|
The humanitarian response in cyclone-affected areas continues to expand, however much wider access is still needed to reach the 1.6 million people targeted as part of the Cyclone Mocha Flash Appeal across Rakhine, Chin, Magway, Sagaing, and Kachin.
AHA Centre 2023/05/26
Situation Update No. 8 - Tropical Cyclone Mocha, Myanmar - Friday, 26 May 2023, 2000 HRS (UTC+7)
AHA Centre 2023/05/22
Situation Update No. 6 - Tropical Cyclone Mocha, Myanmar - Saturday, 22 May 2023, 2200 HRS (UTC+7)
AHA Centre 2023/05/20
Situation Update No. 5 - Tropical Cyclone Mocha, Myanmar - Saturday, 20 May 2023, 2200 HRS (UTC+7)
Almost 5.4 million people are estimated to have been in the path of the cyclone across Rakhine and the Northwest. Of these, early estimates indicate that nearly 3.2 million are considered to be most vulnerable and are considered likely to have humanitarian needs.
In Myanmar, media report 41 fatalities, over 700 injured and approximately 100,000 evacuated. A total of 2.2 million people are estimated to be affected by the cyclone.
In Myanmar, five fatalities, over 700 injured people, over 100 000 evacuated people, severe damage to Rohingya Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and houses were reported across Sittwe area and western Rakhine.
Communications have been cut off in Rakhine State, and flooding is occurring in low-lying areas, especially in Sittwe, the state capital. Thousands of people have been evacuated from coastal areas to inland shelters and relatives' houses.
UNOSAT Tropical Cyclone MOCHA - Population Exposure Analysis in Bangladesh and Myanmar V2. (15 May 2023)
International Charter 2023/05/11
Tropical Cyclone Mocha in Myanmar
Sentinel Asia 2023/05/14
Cyclone MOCHA in Myanmar on 14 May, 2023