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30 Jul 2019 description

BANGLADESH

Heavy monsoon rains have led to flooding across the country.
According to the Government and the Joint Needs Assessment, 7.3 million people are affected, 119 people killed, and over 300,000 people displaced. Over 580,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, and 2,500 schools are either damaged by floods or being used as evacuation shelters, disrupting classes for up to 400,000 children. The Government is leading response efforts, supported by NGOs, the Red Crescent, and the UN.

MYANMAR

25 Jul 2019 description
  • Monsoon floods continue to affect Myanmar with over 78,000 people having been displaced in eight states and regions.
    State and regional governments, the Department of Disaster Management, the Myanmar Red Cross Society, civil society organizations and private individuals are responding to the immediate needs of those affected or displaced by floods.
    The rivers are currently below their danger levels. However, heavy rainfall is expected across the country over the next couple of days according to the forecast by the Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.

25 Jul 2019 description

OVERVIEW

As a result of torrential monsoon rains mid July, over 25 million people have been affected by flooding in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Myanmar. At least 600 people are known to have died and over half a million people have been displaced with homes, schools and hospitals damaged or destroyed. There is the possibility that the situation could deteriorate further as rains continue in many of the flood-affected areas.

25 Jul 2019 description

According to the (14:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Bilin River at Bilin is observed as about (2) feet below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (2) days.

  It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying area at Bilin Township to take precaution measure.
24 Jul 2019 description
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This update is produced by OCHA Myanmar in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 19 to 23 July 2019.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Monsoon floods that have affected eight states and regions are estimated to have displaced more than 78,000 people.

• Where flood waters have receded, evacuation centres have been closed and people have returned to their homes.

• However, with water moving to the south, floods have affected Sagaing, Mandalay and Magway regions where over 43,000 people were evacuated.

24 Jul 2019 description

According to the (14:30) hrs M.S.T observations today, the water levels of Ayeyarwady River at Seiktha and Hinthada are observed as about (2½) feet below their respective danger levels. The water levels may reach their respective danger levels during the next (3) days.

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying area at Seiktha and Hinthada Township to take precaution measure.

23 Jul 2019 description
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More than 12 million people are affected by heavy rains, landslides and flooding brought about by monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal. Myanmar has also been affected. Some areas are still inaccessible because of the floods and landslides. There are about 152 deaths across the region.

23 Jul 2019 description

According to the (10:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwady River at Nyaung Oo is observed as about (1) foot below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (3) days.

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying area at Nyaung Oo Township to take precaution measure.

21 Jul 2019 description

Flood condition of Ayeyarwady River

According to the (11:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwady River has exceeded by about (2) feet at Thabeikkyin above its danger level. It may fall below its danger level during the next (2) days.

20 Jul 2019 description

Flood condition of Ayeyarwady River

According to the (13:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwady River has exceeded by about (2) feet at Thabeikkyin above its danger level. It may fall from the present water level about (½) foot during the next (1) day and may remain above its danger level.

Advisory

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying areas in Thabeikkyin Township to take precaution measure

19 Jul 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief actors respond to monsoon conditions in Cox’s Bazar camps, where approximately 20,000 refugees are affected by related erosion, flooding, landslides, and wind

  • Government of Burma restricts internet connectivity in Rakhine and Chin, hampering humanitarian coordination

  • Monsoon flooding displaces more than 11,300 people in Rakhine and Chin and more than 22,100 people in Kachin

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

19 Jul 2019 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • After late start, near-average monsoon rains facilitated plantings and early crop development

  • Rice exports in 2019 forecast at above-average level

  • Wholesale prices of “Emata” rice increased seasonally in June but remained below last year’s levels

  • Persistent conflicts severely affect large numbers of people

After late start, near-average monsoon rains facilitated plantings and crop development

19 Jul 2019 description

According to the (14:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwady River at Myinmu is observed as about (3) feet below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (3) days.

According to the (14:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Dokhtawady River at Myitnge is observed as about (2) feet below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (2) days.

It is especially advised to the people who settle near the river banks and low lying area at Myinmu Township and Myitnge to take precaution measure.

18 Jul 2019 description

I have just completed my mission to Myanmar’s neighbours Thailand and Malaysia. I thank the Governments of both countries for facilitating my visit.

18 Jul 2019 description

According to the (17:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwaddy River at Mandalay is observed as about (3½) feet below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (3) days.

According to the (17:30) hrs M.S.T observation today, the water level of Ayeyarwaddy River at Sagaing is observed as about (3½) feet below its danger level. It may reach its danger level during the next (3) days.