Myanmar

Myanmar: Situation Report No.5 - National Natural Disaster Management Committee, 8 September 2015

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The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) has reported that heavy rains during the last week has caused the Chindwin river to rise above danger levels in Sagaing Region. As of 7 September, the Government of Myanmar has newly opened 11 camps for 1,053 people from 238 households. The General Administration Department (GAD) responded alongside the Ministry of Home Affairs, Myanmar Police, the Fire Brigade and Myanmar Red Cross, providing health care and distributing food items.

The Ministry of Construction held the second meeting of the Recovery Coordination Committee (RCC) on 7 September in Nay Pyi Taw. Data collection and detailed assessments on damage and losses in the flood affected areas was discussed. The dataset is set to be completed on 14 September.