Myanmar — Cyclone Komen Displacement Preliminary Report (15 August 2015)

Contact
DTM Myanmar, DTMMyanmar@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Myanmar
Period Covered
Aug 11 2015 -
Aug 14 2015
Activity
  • Baseline Assessment
  • Mobility Tracking

Summary

Heavy seasonal rains caused flooding in Rakhine State and other parts of the country at the end of June 2015. In addition, early on 30 July 2015, a cyclonic storm named as Komen impacted much of Myanmar with torrential rains, causing widespread flooding. The Displacement Tracking Matrix was rolled out around Rakhine state starting on 9 Aug 2015. Data covered in this report is from 11 Aug to 14 Aug 2015. 80% of people moved during the floods but all returned within a week or more.  

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