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Mongolia    Mongolia   

Mongolia, a nation bordered by China and Russia, is known for vast, rugged expanses and nomadic culture. Its capital, Ulaanbaatar, centers around Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan) Square, named for the notorious founder of the 13th- and 14th-century Mongol Empire. Also in Ulaanbaatar are the National Museum of Mongolia, displaying historic and ethnographic artifacts, and the restored 1830 Gandantegchinlen Monastery. ― Google

Capital: Ulaanbaatar

Population: 3.278 million (2020) World Bank

President: Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh

Currency: Mongolian tögrög

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Heavy rain since 3 July continues to affect the people in the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar.
As per the government estimates, 128,000 people belonging to 31,600 families have been affected and suffered damages due to the floods, while more than 20,000 people have been displaced and transferred to safe places.

Over 100 residential buildings, hundreds of yurts, and traditional vehicles have been flooded in the city, while more than 700 roads, bridges, schools, dams, and power lines have been damaged. Some 830 people are displaced, including 160 who have been evacuated to the temporary shelter.

Mongolian army soldiers and members of the civil defense have been deployed for rescue and relief activities.

IFRC has launched a DREF appeal to address the immediate shelter, NFI, and protection needs of 11,033 of the most vulnerable people affected by floods. UNICEF has been providing medicines and medical equipment, as well as psychosocial support, to affected families.

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Mongolian Red Cross Society
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Humanitarian Impact
  128,000
      Affected Persons
  11,033
      Children
31,600
        Families
  20,000
        Displaced Persons
    100
          Damaged Homes

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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