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Myanmar: Flood: 2010/06/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2010/06/16
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rain in Myanmar has triggered floods and landslides, washing away bridges, blocking roads and killing at least 25 people
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/06/28
The total number of people killed is 68 according to the Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. Over 28,865 families have been affected by the floods.

OCHA 2010/06/23
The number of people killed has increased from 56 to at least 63, according to State media.

OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/06/18
The number of reported casualties has increased from 42 to 56, most of them due to the landslides.

BBC news 2010/06/17
Landslides and floods caused by torrential rain have killed 46 people in Burma this week.

Reuters 2010/06/15
Large areas of two districts in Rakhine State in the west of the country had been inundated after torrential rain this week.

Geographycal Data

Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) 2010/06/18
Myanmar: Northern Rakhine State Floods, Areas affected/assessed and collapsed bridges (as of 18 Jun 2010)

UNHCR 2010/06/17
Myanmar: Village Tracts Affected by Floods (17 June 2010)