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Myanmar: Flood: 2024/07/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2024/07/01
Country or District Myanmar
Event Type Flood
Outline Rivers in northern Myanmar swollen by torrential rain have burst their banks, forcing about 10,000 people to flee, including many displaced by war, according to relief workers from the area. Thousands of residents of Kachin State's capital Myitkyina are trapped in their homes due to severe flooding. Most parts of the town are flooded after the water level of the Irrawaddy River reached more than 1.5 meters above the critical level on 1 July 2024.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Radio Free Asia 2024/07/01
Heavy rain in Kachin state has led to floods in townships along the banks of the Irrawaddy and N’mai rivers, forcing residents from their homes in Tanai, Waimaw, Chipwi townships, and parts of Myitkyina, which is on the west bank of the Irrawaddy river.

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WFP 2024/07/01
Myanmar: Rainfall and river flood forecast from 1 July to 8 July

Sentinel Asia 2024/07/01
Flood in Kachin state, Myanmar on 01 July, 2024