4 August 2015

While over a quarter of a million people are affected by severe flooding and landslides in 12 out of 14 states in Myanmar, more than 200,000 people are in need of immediate food assistance.

WFP initiated an emergency operation targeting 208,000 people. Since the start of the response on 2 August 2015, WFP has now reached 82,000 people with food assistance in the flood-affected areas. The organization requires at least US$3 million per month to meet the currently-estimated flood response needs, on top of existing operations in the country.

Last update: 5 August 2015

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.