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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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s:The sudden and heavy rains have been pouring since the early June until the date in different regions of the country. The rainfall precipitation average is 46-60 mm and differs depending on the region and continued nearly 4 - 6 hours. According to the 286th resolution of the Mongolian Government, if the precipitation is more than 30 mm and continues for more than 3 hours, it falls under the category of the disastrous phenomenon. As a result of the sudden and heavy rains, there have been many cases of flash floods in the country in both urban and remote settlements. The flash flood impacts include the damage to the infrastructure including the railway, road, bridge, and at the household level damage, livestock mortality, complete destruction to gers, fences, water barricades. The major flash floods occurred on 19 and 24 July and according to the primary data collected from MRCS local branches, 1,186 households or approximately over 4,269 people have been severely affected

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Humanitarian Impact
  4,269
      Affected Persons
1,186
        Families

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