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Myanmar is prone to natural disasters with cyclone being one of the more frequent and devastating risks. Rakhine State is located in coastal area of Myanmar with high probability to be affected by a cyclone, prompting the need for a specific contingency plan to respond in the case of a large sale disaster.<br> This contingency plan identifies the most probable scenario, its humanitarian consequences and response needs, capacity and gaps as well as government and humanitarian organizations coordination mechanism in place at national and local levels. The plan also describes sector/cluster operational plans including estimation of possible resources needed in order to response to the disaster.

Myanmar,  Rakhine State,  emergency preparedness,  Emergency Response,  Emergency Response Preparedness Plan (ERPP),  cyclone,  Guidelines,