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Hurricanes and Floods: a study case of Myanmar flood in 2015

Authors : Vitor Vieira Vasconcelos, Chayanis Krittasudthacheewa and Chusit Apirumanekul

Hurricanes and Floods: a study case of Myanmar flood in 2015

From July to September 2015, Myanmar experienced extreme floods and landslides event that caused the death of 125 people and temporarily displaced 1.7 million people (National Natural Disaster Management Committee, 2015).

Stockholm Environment Insitute - Asia Centre (SEI-Asia) undertook a fieldwork in Myanmar in September 2015 to evaluate how the people manage to adapt after the Myanmar floods that happened from July to September 2015.

You can find here an article written by Vitor Viera Vasconcelos, Chayanis Krittasudthacheewa and Chusit Apirumanekul (SEI-Asia) which discussed about the damages caused by the flood, the physical aspects that triggered the disaster, the extent of damage and the prevention and preparedness of Myanmar flood in 2015.