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Myanmar : Landslide, Flood : 2020/07/02

GLIDE:  OT-2020-000159-MMR

Duration 2020/07/02
Country or District Myanmar
Name Landslide, Flood
Outline Heavy rain has been affecting north Myanmar (in particular the Kachin State) over the last 48 hours, triggering a major landslide that has resulted in casualties and damage.Media report, as of 2 July 2020, over 100 fatalities at a mine site located in the Hpakant Township (western Kachin). Search and rescue operations are currently underway at the site.
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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles

IFRC 2020/07/27
A total of 4,000 households of 20,000 people in Mandalay, Myanmar are affected by the rapid onset flood that was caused by a broken geological sedimentary dike on 19 July 2020.

CNN 2020/07/03
At least 162 people have died and others are feared trapped after a landslide at a jade mine in Kachin State located in the northern Myanmar according to officials.

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International Charter 2020/07/03
Landslide in Myanmar