Flood in Myanmar

A photograph taken from airplane window shows flooded area beside the Ayeyarwaddy river in Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar, 13 July 2019. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
16 July 2019
Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels have forced more than 18,000...
A man walks over the dried ground of the Swar Chaung dam after the water level decreased when the spillway collapsed at Swar township, Bago region on August 30, 2018.  Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
06 September 2018
The Bago Region Government said that nearly 140,000 acres of farmlands in six townships...
Flood victims. Photo: Mizzima
01 September 2018
After the spillway structure failure in Swar dam, the Sittang River overflowed and caused...
Residents wade through a flooded road in Taungnu township of Bago region on August 31, 2018. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
01 September 2018
Floods from a dam breach in Central Myanmar has left four people dead and three missing,...
Myanmar soldiers and fireman use a boat to help residents cross a flooded area due to raising waters from the Swar Chaung dam, in Yedashe City, Bago Region, near Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 30 August 2018. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA
31 August 2018
Rescuers in boats negotiated muddy waters on Thursday to reach thousands stranded in...
A General view of the damage of Swar Creek bridge in Nay Pyi Taw on 29 August 2018. Photo: Thura/Mizzima
30 August 2018
Monsoon rains caused a central Myanmar dam to overflow early Wednesday, inundating about...
25 August 2018
In response to the widespread flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Myanmar, the...
A old woman sits among piled up belongings of residents taking shelter inside a pagoda which is turned into a temporary evacuation center at Hpa-An Township in Kayin State, Myanmar, 02 August 2018. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
24 August 2018
Authorities have opened new flood relief camps as water level in Thanlwin River has...
23 August 2018
Tanintharyi town faced food shortages after it was hit by severe flooding for the third...
Residents make their way along a flooded street in Hpa-An Township in Kayin State, Myanmar, 02 August 2018. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
15 August 2018
Police in Paung, Mon State, evacuated the fishing community in Ahlyat Village in Paung...
Flooding in Thapaung township, Ayeyarwady region on 9 August 2016. Photo: Mizzima
10 August 2016
Over 300,000 people have been affected by flooding in Ayeyarwady Region according to...
Flood victims in Kalaymyo, Sagaing Region in 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
15 July 2016
Communities hit hard by the floods and landslides that ...

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