Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS
Due to heavy rain and the raising of Ayeyarwady river, villages in rural area of Amarapura are common every year. In July 2020, the Ayeyarwady River water level had been rising especially in Amarapuya township, where a broken dyke nearby Sagaing-Mandalay Highway on evening of 19th July caused a sudden rise of water level in downstream located nearby township and villages. About 200 household were immediately evacuated in downstream areas by MRCS branch RCVs, in coordination with GAD and local authorities.
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