Overall Green alert Flood
in Myanmar

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1102264
Death: 0
Displaced: 12155
Countries: Myanmar
From - To 08 Oct - 10 Oct

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Myanmar - Floods, update (ECHO 11 Oct 2023)Wed, 11 Oct 2023 10:17

  • Heavy rainfall has been causing floods in southern Myanmar, in particular in Bago and Yangon regions and Mon State, since 8 October. The overflowing of the Bago River has resulted in both casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, as of 11 October, there have been five fatalities and 35 people have been injured. Some 27,300 people are reported to have been displaced, including people who had already been displaced and were staying across 47 relief camps. About 2, 800 houses have been damaged.
  • Very heavy rainfall is forecast over the whole of Myanmar over the next 48 hours, making more flooding possible. 
Myanmar, October 2023Flooding occurred in Mon State and Yangon and Bago Regions in Myanmar after heavy rain caused rivers to overflow from 08 October 2023.Mon 9 Oct 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Flood force closure of over 200 schools in southern Myanmar2023-10-13T16:09+0200.

YANGON, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A total of 268 schools were temporarily closed due to massive flooding in the Bago Region of southern Myanmar, U Kyaw Swar Thwin, a director-general from the Ministry of Education told Xinhua on Friday. Some scho
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Flood force closure of over 200 schools in southern Myanmar2023-10-13T16:07+0200.

YANGON, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A total of 268 schools were temporarily closed due to massive flooding in the Bago Region of southern Myanmar, U Kyaw Swar Thwin, a director-general from the Ministry of Education told Xinhua on Friday. Some scho
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Flood force closure of over 200 schools in southern Myanmar2023-10-13T15:34+0200.

YANGON, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A total of 268 schools were temporarily closed due to massive flooding in the Bago Region of southern Myanmar, U Kyaw Swar Thwin, a director-general from the Ministry of Education told Xinhua on Friday. Some scho
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