Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Floods in Myanmar Emergency Situation Report (SR-1) - 03 August 2015

03 Aug 2015

Highlights
• Heavy seasonal rains have caused flooding in 11 out of 14 States and Divisions. Worst hit areas are Chin and Rakhine Sates, Sagaing and Mague Divisions.
• As per records, over 50 persons are dead and 200,000 are affected.
• Many health facilities are inundated and patients have to be evacuated to safer grounds. Floods, Flash floods and landslides have damaged roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
• MoH, WHO and Health Partners are working in close coordination to support relief work. WHO-SEARO has extended funding support through its South East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund (SEARHEF

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