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​Background of Myanmar Water Professional

We have made an interview with Pan Ei Ei Phyo, one of the alumni of Holland Water Challenge , who is currently studying in Germany. She is attending postgraduate course of water resource engineering and management in University of Stuttgart. Background During her undergraduate, she studied port and harbor engineering in Myanmar Maritime University ...

22 June 18 - Torrential rain flooded more than 74,000 acres of paddy fields and roads in Hintada district, Ayeyawady region. Sources claimed that water receded from over 43,000 acres of paddy fields in six townships in the district now. "The heavy downpour made flooding worse in addition to inundated mountain stream.  Paddy fields in Hint...

Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women Emerging River Professional Award The International RiverFoundation's Vera Thiess Fellowship for Women gives women from developing countries the opportunity to gain valuable work experience through the IRF and its partners, with the goal of advancing women's participation in water and river management. This fellowsh...

Background  ICEM  -  the International Centre for Environment Management was established in 1999 to help governments and communities build capacity in the sustainable use of natural resources and maintenance of environmental quality. ICEM works in Asia, especially the Mekong countries, and focuses on climate change, water resources, ...

21 June 18 - There are more than 230 dams across the country, which are managed by the Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department. Of these, the water level in 32 dams exceeded their full tank levels and overflowed on 14 June due to heavy rain falls brought by low-pressure weather depressions.  The overflow water in these...

​21 June 18 -  The Yangon regional government has taken measures to strengthen cooperation among its departments to improve efficiency in serving the public, a senior regional minister said. Daw Nilar Kyaw, region minister for Electricity, Industry and Transport, said her ministry is working closely with the Yangon City Development Committee i...

​20 June  18 -  Our team in Myanmar has been partnering with villages in Maubin township in southwest Myanmar for years. Many communities here are flood-prone and face deep poverty, so our team has helped them prepare for and mitigate flooding, improve child nutrition and improve sanitation in schools and at home. To further this work, we...

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