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Myanmar: Flood: 2016/07/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/07/05
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Flood
Outline 130 people affected by flood in Myanmar's western Rakhine state.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Government of Myanmar 2016/08/12
Nationwide flooding, which began in mid-July and so far killed six people, has also affected more than 420,000 people in 98,000 households.

UNOCHA 2016/08/08
As of 8 August, nearly 360,000 people have been displaced by seasonal monsoon flooding in Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Kachin, Ayeyarwady, Mon, Yangon and Bago.

UNOCHA 2016/07/11
As of 8 July 2016, more than 27,000 people had been displaced in Rakhine State.

Government of Myanmar 2016/07/07
The Laymyo and Kaladan rivers burst their banks after torrential rain in northern Rakhine and Chin States flooding has affected several wards and villages in Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U, Minbya and Kyauktaw townships over 5-6 July.

Xinhua 2016/07/08
Severe flooding has hit Myanmar\\\'s Rakhine state-north, affecting 6,100 people from 64 wards and villages in some four townships since Tuesday, official media reported Friday.

Xinhua 2016/07/05
About 130 people from three villages in Myanmar\'s western Rakhine state have been affected by flood, triggered by heavy rainfall over the past three days, said the Ministry of Information on Tuesday.

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Myanmar Information Management Unit 2016/08/09
Myanmar: Population affected by floods (RRD information as of 8th August 2016)