Overall Orange alert Flood
in Myanmar

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100104
Death: 53
Displaced: 131700
Countries: Myanmar
From - To 14 Jul - 07 Aug

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Myanmar - Monsoon FloodsMonsoon floods continue to affect Myanmar with over 78,000 people having been displaced in eight states and regions. State and regional governments, the Department of Disaster Management, the Myanmar Red Cross Society, civil society organizations and private individuals are responding to the immediate needs of those affected or displaced by floods. The rivers are currently below their danger levels. However, heavy rainfall is expected across the country over the next couple of days according to the forecast by the Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. UN and humanitarian partners are working closely with the authorities, monitoring the situation and stand ready to reinforce the Government’s response to floods as required.Thu 1 Aug 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

VP U Henry Van Thio visits areas of landslide, flood in Mon State in s ... Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:24:00 +0200.

NATURAL Disaster Management Committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio accompanied by Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye, Deputy Ministers Rear Admiral Myint Nwe, U Tin Myint, U Hla Kyaw, U So
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Some cities around the world are sinkingSat, 10 Aug 2019 20:54:00 +0200.

By Khin Maung Myint. During our younger days, we knew of only one city that was inundated the whole year round. The thoroughfares are a network of canals instead of paved roads. At school, when we first came to learn about that city, we wer
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India monsoon floods kill at least 100Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:12:00 +0200.

With rains predicted to worsen in coming days, the government ordered military teams to form rescue units and airlift food to stranded villages across Kerala, AFP reported. At least 48 people have died since Thursday in floods in Kerala, wh
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Adapt to change to better manage extreme weather eventsThu, 08 Aug 2019 21:32:00 +0200.

With the change in weather patterns, our people are experiencing the devastating impact of extreme weather events, including drought and floods. These changes, which have not been seen before, will soon become the norm, and it will require
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (30), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),