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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 rains cause Flooding

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Flash floods have been occurring all around the country at different scales due to prolonged heavy rain fall since middle of June and still on going. The rainfall is averaged to be 46-60 millimeters across the country. The flash floods and heavy rain has severely affected roughly 1,549 households in seven (Arkhangai, Umnugovi, Orkhon, Dornogovi, Govi-Altai, Uvurkhangai, Tuv) provinces. Branch disaster response teams in the affected areas immediately conducted situation and needs, damage assessment on the spot and timely exchanged information with MRCS headquarters. According to the situation analysis, the most severely affected province is Umnugovi province when the torrential rain followed by devastating flash floods on July 24th.

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