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Myanmar: Situation Report No.1 – National Natural Disaster Management Committee

By United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  August 10, 2015

Torrential rain starting from 16 July 2015 in the Northern part of Myanmar and Cyclone Komen that landfall Bengladesh has triggered severe and widespread floods and landslides across twelve states and regions in Myanmar.

As of 9th August 2015, the National Natural Disaster Management Committee reported that affected population accounted for 1,016,167 while 211,709 households were displaced, and  death toll reached 99.

According to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, rainfall will continue compound with flood water from northern part of Myanmar will trigger potential risk of inundation in delta area of the Ayeyarwady region.

 

Download the full report in English here.

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This post is in: Aid, ASEAN, Children and Youth, Displacement, Health, Women

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