The entire state of Rakhine has been declared a natural disaster

The entire state of Rakhine has been declared a natural disaster
The State Administrative Council declared all 17 townships in Rakhine state as ‘natural disaster areas’ this morning under Article 11 of the Natural Disaster Management Law.
On May 14, Cyclone Mocha hit the coastal region of Myanmar’s Rakhine State with a speed of 137 mph, destroying many buildings and infrastructure.
Cyclone Mocha made landfall as a category 5 with winds of 137 mph, stronger than Cyclone Nargis in 2008, but the Govt. Authorities The death toll was much lower for rescue and relief forces. Organizations have made preparations and precautions.
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As a result of the cyclone, the houses in the cities of Rakhine state buildings, trees Infrastructure and other properties were destroyed.
“There is a lot of damage all over the city. Authorities are cleaning up the damage and repairing damaged houses in Sittwe. Now there is no electricity. Roads were blocked by fallen trees and logs. Most people still live in shelters and monasteries. “Telecom lines have just started again. There is only MPT,” said a resident of Sittwe.
Cyclone Mocha will gradually weaken over the next six hours and turn into an inland storm in Kachin State, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.


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