Mongolia: Flash Floods - Jul 2018

Status
Past disaster
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FL-2018-000092-MNG

Disaster description

Between 3th of July to 5th of July 2018, heavy rainfall of unprecedented intensity caused flash flooding in several parts of Mongolia affecting more than 792 households across the country. Following the heavy rainfall, Khovd, Bayan-Ulgii, Zavkhan, Uvurkhangai Provinces Centers and Khan-Uul District became affected by the floods. Over 210 families have lost their homes, over 700 livestock have perished, and at least 55 hectares of agricultural land has been destroyed. (IFRC, 15 Jul 2018)

Heavy rain caused flooding in western parts of the country. Bayan-Ulgii is the worst affected province. As of 19 July, approximately 2,500 people were severely affected. Damage is reported to roads, shelters and homes. Those evacuated are using school dormitories as temporary shelter. The Government is providing shelter, drinking water, and support in logistics and waste management. (OCHA, 23 Jul 2018)

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