4 August 2015

In Myanmar, at least 210,000 people were affected by severe flooding, flash floods and landslides in 12 states and regions. Approximately 150,000 people in need of immediate food assistance. WFP has initiated an emergency response, targeting 150,000 flood affected people and has provided so far more than 48,000 flood affected people with 224 mt of food. 

WFP requires at least US$2.5 million to meet the food needs each month, potentially for up to 150,000 people. It is in addition to US$20 million WFP requires to meet all food assistance needs until the end of the year.

15 August 2014

Since the beginning of August, dozens have been affected by severe flooding caused by continuous torrential rains in Bago District . On August 11-13, WFP Myanmar Emergency Response team, following a rapid assessment, organised and completed distributions of the recommended two-week food rations to 25,809 flood affected people in 56 locations in Pegu, Thanatpin, Kawa and Woll townships of Bago District.