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Rising water and damaged livelihoods in Myanmar

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Some areas of Kayin State, like many areas in Myanmar, are prone to flooding during monsoon season. However, in August of 2019, extreme weather caused unseen severe flooding in southern Myanmar. 

Shortly after the flooding, Karen Baptist Convention (KBC) managed to carry out a rapid needs assessment and place a team of volunteers in the area. Partnership with Christian Aid and funding from Start Network allowed KBC to scale up their limited initial response and meet the critical food and water and sanitation needs of 3000 households. 

Published on 01 November 2019

Resource language
English
Location
  • Asia
  • Myanmar
Themes – Areas of work
  • Humanitarian
  • Emergencies