Myanmar — Cyclone Komen Displacement Report Preliminary Report (31 August 2015)

Contact
DTM Myanmar, DTMMyanmar@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Myanmar
Period Covered
Aug 15 2015 -
Aug 30 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. In Maungdaw and Buthidaung, 59% of the villages assessed received some form of early warning on the incoming storm and as a result 41% sought safer refuge.

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