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16 Oct 2017 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (14:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River at Taungoo has reached its danger level. It may rise about (½) foot during the next (1) day.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying area at Taungoo Township of Sittoung River, to take precaution measure.

Hydrograph for Sittoung River at Taungoo

16 Oct 2017 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (1) foot at Taungoo above its danger level. It and may remain above its danger level during the next (2)Days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying area at Taungoo Township of Sittoung River, to take precaution measure.

14 Oct 2017 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (½) foot at Taungoo above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (1) day.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying area at Taungoo Township of Sittoung River, to take precaution measure.

12 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Widespread violence and insecurity in Rakhine State since August 25 displaces at least 501,800 people to Bangladesh

  • Humanitarian access constraints impede delivery of relief assistance to affected populations

  • USG provides additional $40 million in assistance for affected populations in Burma and Bangladesh

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

09 Oct 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 34/22.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

Summary

29 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (12:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (½) foot at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may fall below its danger level during the next (4) days.

Hydrograph for Ngawun River at Ngathaing Chaung

28 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (13:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (½) foot at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (4) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying areas at Ngathaing Chaung of Ngawun River, to take precaution measure.

27 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • All WFP humanitarian activities in Rakhine State have been suspended due to access and security challenges following attacks on border posts on 25 August and the ensuing security operations.

  • WFP piloted a school meals programme with 4,000 students in 7 townships in Kachin and Magway.

  • WFP successfully completed asset creation projects in Sittwe and Pakkoku.

Operational Updates

27 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (14:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (3½) inches at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (4) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying areas at Ngathaing Chaung of Ngawun River, to take precaution measure.

26 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (14:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (3) inches at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying areas at Ngathaing Chaung of Ngawun River, to take precaution measure.

24 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (12:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (2½) inches at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (2) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying areas at Ngathaing Chaung of Ngawun River, to take precaution measure.

24 Sep 2017 description

Recent torrential rain in Chin State caused landslides in Chin State, damaging roads and several houses, according to local authorities.

People were also evacuated from areas which are threatened landslides in Haka and Hpalam while a total of 13 houses were removed from the areas.

The landslides happened on the Kale-Thaingngin Road and on Haka-Gangaw Road also blocked the roads temporarily.

Traffic on the roads returned to normal after local authorities and volunteers cleared the road.

Chin State IPRD

24 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Ngawun River

According to the (12:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ngawun River has exceeded by about (3) inches at Ngathaing Chaung above its danger level. It may remain above its danger level during the next (3) days.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river bank and low lying area at Ngathaing Chaung of Ngawun River, to take precaution measure.

23 Sep 2017 description

Flood condition of Chindwin River

According to the (10:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water levels of Chindwin River have exceeded by about (½) foot at Minkin and about (1)inch at Monywa above their respective danger levels. The water levels may fall each at Minkin during the next (1) day and Monywa during the next (2) days below their respective danger levels.

Flood condition of Myittha River

22 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 400,000 flee their homes in northern Rakhine

  • Humanitarian operations severely disrupted in central Rakhine

  • Rakhine Advisory Commission issues final report

  • Civilians in Kachin and Shan bear the brunt of armed conflict

  • Monsoon season floods temporarily displaced over 300,000

FIGURES

22 Sep 2017 description
report The Irrawaddy

By Zarni Mann

MANDALAY – Recent flooding in Kalay, Sagaing Region, which has affected more than 7,000 people, has locals fearing a repeat of the devastation of 2015.

About 12 villages located near Kalaymyo have been flooded since Tuesday afternoon, when surrounding rivers swelled due to heavy rain.

Although the water levels receded slightly on Thursday, locals worry after recent years have brought extreme flood damage.

22 Sep 2017 description
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Due to the torrential rain caused by the DOKSURI typhoon, there occurs a sudden rise of Myithar river water level in the Kale basin starting from 17 September (448 cm below danger level). It reached the danger level on 19th September evening and continue to rise 212 cm (nearly 7 feet) above danger level on 21st September 2017.

21 Sep 2017 description

El informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos

21 Sep 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne la hausse des récoltes dans les pays aux plus faibles revenus et plus importants déficits vivriers

21 Sep 2017 description

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

FAO report notes rebounding harvests in most low-income food-deficit countries

21 September 2017, Rome-- Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger reduction, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.