In August, floods caused by monsoon rain affected thousands of people across Myanmar. WFP was able to immediately respond and provide assistance to 96,000 displaced people and those stranded in villages with food distributions in the flood-affected areas.
Heavy rains in August forced thousands of people to flee their homes and caused flooding across vast swathes of agricultural land in the Ayeyerwaddy region of Myanmar.
People moved to safer places as their houses remained under water
A young boy walks over the flooded village
Flood-affected families took refuge in monasteries waiting for relief to arrive
Flood victims take away food rations from a distribution center
Food distribution brings smiles during hard times