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Myanmar: Flood: 2012/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/08
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Flood
Outline In recent weeks, flooding has occurred in the Irrawaddy, Pegu, Tenasserim and Rangoon areas and in Karen, Mon and Arakan states. Thousands homeless after Karen State floods.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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AFP 2012/08/27
More than 68,000 people are staying in 308 camps around the country, according to the Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Ministry.

Mizzima News 2012/08/10
Up to 6,000 people are homeless after severe flooding in Hpa-an Township in Karen State.

Geographycal Data

OCHA 2012/08/13
Myanmar: Floods (as of 14 Aug 2012)