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 1102735
Death: 0
Displaced: 10000
Countries: Myanmar
From - To 30 Jun - 02 Jul

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Myanmar - Floods (ECHO 04 Jul 2024)Thu, 04 Jul 2024 10:57

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern Myanmar, in particular the northernmost state Kachin State, since late June, causing floods and river overflows, particularly the Ayeyarwady river, that have resulted in population displacement and damage.
  • The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 4 July, there are approximately 26,400 displaced people, some of whom have been evacuated to 50 evacuation centres across Myitkyina, Waingmaw, and Bhamo districts, central-southern Kachin state.
  • Over the next 72 hours, very heavy rainfall is still forecasted over the whole of Kachin State.
Myanmar, Late June to Early July 2024Heavy rain in northern Myanmar caused rivers to rise in Kachin State in late June 2024, displacing several thousand people.Tue 2 Jul 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 2

SAC member joins Myanmar Women’s Day event2024-07-05T22:44+0200.

State Administration Council member Daw Dwe Bu attended the Myanmar Women’s Day event held in the Kachin State Public Sports Ground in Myikyina yesterday morning. The ceremony was opened by members of Kachin State Women’s Affairs Federation
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Over 96,000 farmers qualify for 20% crop insurance payout2024-07-05T22:44+0200.

More than 96,000 loanee farmers having crop insurance are entitled to receive 20 per cent of compensation if crops are damaged due to flooding, deputy general manager U Kyaw Myo Swe of Myanma Insurance’s Life Insurance Department. Farmers n
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New maps and resources on the dedicated flood emergency page2024-07-05T13:50+0200.

Using satellite-based data, we have developed two maps showing probable flooded areas due to heavy monsoon rains across several townships in Kachin State, Sagaing, and Mandalay regions as of the evening of 1st July 2024. Worldpop population
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Sitrep_Flash Update #1 Flooding in Kachin and Sagaing_AHA_04Jul2024.pd ... 2024-07-05T07:51+0200.

FLOODING IN KACHIN AND SAGAING MYANMAR FLASH UPDATE #1 THURSDAY 04 JUL 2024 1700 HRS UTC +7 DATA SOURCES ASEAN Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS), ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet); Pacific Disaster Center (PDC Global);
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),