Thursday, August 6, 2015

Myanmar: Floods Emergency - Situation Report No. 1

  • Massive floods and strong winds have affected more than 259,000 people across 12 states and regions.
  • On 4 August, the Government of Myanmar welcomed international assistance for the flood response.
  • Floods have inundated more than 1 million acres of farmland. Damage to crops and arable land is likely to disrupt the planting season.
  • Priority needs include food, water and sanitation, access to health care, and provision or repair of shelter.
  • Continued rainfall, combined with flood waters moving southward, put additional areas at risk of inundation.
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