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13 Jul 2015 description

CHINA

Typhoon Chan-Hom made landfall early on 11 Jul in Zhujiajian Township in the island city of Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province, as a category 1 typhoon before being downgraded to a tropical storm on 12 Jul. Chan-Hom is decreasing intensity as it moves northeast. Some 1.9 million people in nine cities were affected by the storm, including more than 1.1 million evacuated as a precaution. No casualties are reported.

1.1 million people evacuated

11 Jul 2015 description

Nay Pyi Taw, 9 July— The Union Government announced a K3.216 billion package Thursday to resettle displaced people and rebuild damaged infrastructure in Rakhine State following severe flooding in late June.

Six people died during three days of torrential rain that struck 14 townships in the state from 24 June.
The flooding also killed 25,055 animals, according to the Rakhine State government.

The natural disaster destroyed 2.564 acres of rice fields, 592 houses, seven schools, two monasteries, 54 bridges and 42 road sites.

09 Jul 2015 description

Maungdaw, Arakan State: In Maungdaw south, people have been facing difficulties in traveling and finding food since June 26, after destroying bridges and paddy seedlings by heavy rains and high tides, Jaker, a villager from Maungdaw south said.

“The heavy rains and high tides destroyed roads, homes, shrimp farms, and paddy seedlings.”

08 Jul 2015 description

The report presents an overview of the situation in the camp, including basic demographic data, infrastructures and access to services as of July 2015. Information has been compiled based on various data sources, monitoring exercise and formal/informal interview with camp residents. Additional information on camp information can be made available upon request to: Veronica Costarelli veronica.costarelli@drcmm.org

Monthly Highlights

08 Jul 2015 description

The report presents an overview of the situation in the camp, including basic demographic data, infrastructures and access to services as of July 2015. Information has been compiled based on various data sources, monitoring exercise and formal/informal interview with camp residents. Additional information on camp information can be made available upon request to: Veronica Costarelli veronica.costarelli@drcmm.org

Monthly Highlights

08 Jul 2015 description

The report presents an overview of the situation in the camp, including basic demographic data, infrastructures and access to services as of July 2015. Information has been compiled based on various data sources, monitoring exercise and formal/informal interview with camp residents. Additional information on camp information can be made available upon request to: Veronica Costarelli veronica.costarelli@drcmm.org

Monthly Highlights

  • Updated field based staff contact list.
08 Jul 2015 description

The report presents an overview of the situation in the camp, including basic demographic data, infrastructures and access to services as of July 2015. Information has been compiled based on various data sources, monitoring exercise and formal/informal interview with camp residents. Additional information on camp information can be made available upon request to: Veronica Costarelli veronica.costarelli@drcmm.org

Monthly Highlights

07 Jul 2015 description

Snapshot 1–7 July 2015

Syria: Civilian deaths made up 81% of the total death toll in June, which was 2,137, bringing the total number of people killed so far in 2015 to 11,000. 705,000 people have been displaced in the first five months of this year: 439,000 were internally displaced, and the vast majority of the rest fled to Turkey.

06 Jul 2015 description

INDIA

Heavy rainfall across West Bengal caused landslides killing an estimated 40 people with many still missing.
Continuing rainfall is impeding relief efforts as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) attempts to carry out rescue efforts.
There is a shortage of food and safe drinking water in the affected areas.

40 people dead

The NDRF is working alongside national disaster teams at the landslide sites. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue up to 9 Jul.

MYANMAR

04 Jul 2015 description

Continuous heavy rain last week in Arakan State destroyed 170 acres of agricultural land, 550 houses, 5 schools, 5 monasteries and 47 bridges, according to government information.

Both imports and exports from the state have been delayed as roads and bridges were washed away, causing a price hike.

The shopkeepers at the municipal market at Taunggoke in Arakan State were inundated with mud last week fresh flooding from nearby creeks.

Only the few shops would were able to clean themselves up quickly remain open for trading.

04 Jul 2015 description

MYANMAR. The flood situation, which has affected Rakhine State, Tanintharyi Region, Kayin State, Ayeyarwaddy Region and Bago, is improving. The Government of Myanmar has led the emergency response operations including the distribution of relief items and the provision of medical care.

02 Jul 2015 description

MYANMAR. Intense rainfall over the last three days has triggered flooding in several districts of Rakhine, Tayin and Tanintharyi States, as well as Bago and Ayeyawardy Regions. The floods have affected estimated 13,000 people. Over 8,500 people have evacuated. The worst affected state is the Rakhine, with 11,500 people affected. Approximately 200 houses were damaged. Media has reported five deaths. Department of Meteorology and Hidrology of Myanmar is forecasting more rains in the next few days in the upper Sagaing and Tanintharyi Regions, Kachin, Kayin and Mon States.

01 Jul 2015 description
report The Irrawaddy

By MOE MYINT / THE IRRAWADDY

RANGOON — Severe flooding in Burma’s Arakan State over the past few days has hit locals hard, with businesses and transportation disrupted and reports that several people have died.

Myo Lwin, the founder of a community-based organization in Arakan State’s Ann Township, said five people had died due to the flooding in Ann and four others from surrounding villages.