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Myanmar - Floods (Department of Meteorology and Hydrology Myanmar, AHA Centre) (ECHO Daily Flash of 29 September 2020)

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  • Widespread floods triggered by heavy rain have been reported in Hpakant Township (Kachin State, northern Myanmar) on 24-25 September, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • According to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre), 2,875 people have been temporarily displaced and several houses were damaged.
  • On 29-30 September, heavy rain is expected over southern States and moderate rain is forecast across the rest of the country.