AHA Centre Situation Update No. 3: Monsoon Floods, Myanmar
Impact of the Disaster
Due to monsoon season, floods and landslides have been reported in 9 out of 14 regions/states in Myanmar. The following are the statistics of disaster impacts as confirmed by the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief, and Resettlement of Myanmar
152,541 Affected Persons
32,925 Affected Households
338 Temporary Shelters
30 Damaged Houses
2. SUMMARY OF EVENTS, FORECAST, AND ANTICIPATED RISK
Potential rain within 10 days is considered low intensity in Kayin, Mon, Tanintharyi, and Bago.
To be noted that on Friday 10, 2018, the district of Tanintharyi will experience rainfall in medium intensity (27 mm). Even though the rain intesity is decreasing, resilience index of Myanmar is considered medium susceptibility to negative impacts, and is more able to respond to and recover from a disruption to normal function. Based on landslide, Tranintharyi, Kayin and Rakhine state has potential risk of landslide with moderate to high category.