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07 Dec 2017 description

Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. Some 37 countries, 29 of which are in Africa, require external assistance for food, according to the report.

09 Nov 2017 description
  • Tropical Depression TWENTYNINE moved north-west over Myanmar/Burma southern provinces and reached Andaman Sea in the afternoon of 8 November, weakening.

  • Over the next 24 h heavy rain may still affect southern Thailand and southern Myanmar as well as Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).

  • According to local media, as of 9 November, several areas in at least 12 provinces remain still flooded and thousands of people were affected by flash floods in southern Thailand.

08 Nov 2017 description

WMO report highlights impacts on human safety, well-being and environment

6 November 2017 (WMO) - It is very likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact events including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heatwaves and drought. Long-term indicators of climate change such as increasing carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level rise and ocean acidification continue unabated. Arctic sea ice coverage remains below average and previously stable Antarctic sea ice extent was at or near a record low.

08 Nov 2017 description
  • Tropical Depression TWENTYNINE formed over the Gulf of Thailand on 6 November and moved north-west.

  • Over the next 48 hours, it is forecast to continue moving north-west as a tropical depression. Heavy rain, storm surge and strong winds may affect southern Thailand and southern Myanmar/Burma as well as several areas of north Malaysia and Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).

06 Nov 2017 description

Un rapport de l'OMM met en évidence les répercussions sur la santé humaine, la qualité de vie et l'environnement

03 Nov 2017 description
  • Tropical cyclone DAMREY continued moving west strengthening as a Typhoon. On 3 November at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 470 km east of Nha Trang (South Central Coast region, Vietnam) and it had maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h.

23 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has granted US$ 94,937 for The Project for Construction of Nga Pyay Ma Village Basic Education High School in Nyaunglebin Township, Bago Region.

20 Oct 2017 description

Flood condition of Sittoung River

According to the (14:30) hr M.S.T observation today, the water level of Sittoung River has exceeded by about (½) foot at Toungoo 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.

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