Details of Disaster Information


Myanmar : Cyclone : 2008/05/02
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERADRC000001 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/05/02
Country
   or
District
Myanmar
Name Cyclone
Outline A tropical cyclone has killed at least 22,500 people in Myanmar and 41,000 people are missing.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
ASEAN 2008/06/24
Dead: 84,537
Missing: 53,836
Injured: 19,359


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/20
Dead & Missing: no change in the figures
Affected: 2,400,000


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/17
Dead: 77,738
Missing: 55,917
Injured: 19,359


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/16
Dead: 78,000
Missing: 56,000
Affected: 975,858


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/13
Dead: 31,938
Missing: 29,770
Affected: 1,500,000 (975,858 in the eight most seriously hit townships)


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/05/12
Dead: 28,458
Missing: 33,416
Affected: 975,858


Reuters AlertNet 2008/05/11
Affected: 1.2 million - 1.9 million
Dead: 63,290 - 101,682
Missing: 220,000


Reuters AlerNet 2008/05/07
Dead: 22,980
Missing: 42,119
Injured: 1,383


Reuters AlerNet 2008/05/07
Dead: Nearly 22,500
Missing: 41,000



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Report/Articles
Geographycal Data Information
Emergency Relief Information
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
    (PDF file)The MRCS network covers the country with key branches in the most affected areas. Its own human resources include 17,800 first aid staff, 46 people who can provide psychosocial support (PSP), 95 people with water safety skills such as lifesaving, and 1,230 members under the disaster action response team (DART) trained in assessment and relief activities.
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