28 Aug 2021 - Source: Stockholm International Water Institute - All over the world, people have been shocked by unprecedented floods, droughts, and heatwaves, hard on the heels of COVID-19. By now it should be clear to everyone that we need to build resilience faster. World Water Week 2021 offe...
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The dashboard is created by Myanmar Geoinformatics Society, shows updates on rising water levels in Myanmar's main river systems. Link to dashboard: https://themimu.info/river-water-alerts
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The UN Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) dashboard uses Sentinel-1 radar satellite data to provide projections of likely flood-affected areas using Artificial Intelligence model. Users can select the time period of interest to view Inundated areas...
We finally installed rulers to monitor the water level of three places - the reservoir where the local community depend on it for domestic and drinking purposes and the drainages at Thumana and near the post office in Thaketa, Ward 5. Our construction team went on the ground and started our implemen...
The Bago Sub-basin Area Committee consists of sector and environmental authorities, and the Non-governmental Stakeholder Group consists of NGOs, politicians, private actors and civil society. These two institutions have been central discussion and decision-making arenas for the development of the Ba...
ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှမ်းဒေသ စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်မှု ကော်မတီတွင် ဌာနဆိုင်ရာအဖွဲ့အစည်းများ၊ ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ထိန်းသိမ်းရေးဆိုင်ရာ အာဏာပိုင်များ ပါဝင်ပြီး အစိုးရမဟုတ်သော အကျိုးဆက်စပ်ပတ်သက်သူများ အဖွဲ့တွင် NGO များ၊ လွှတ်တော်ကိုယ်စားလှယ်များနှင့် အရပ်ဖက်လူမှု အဖွဲ့အစည်းများပါဝင်ပါသည်။ ၎င်းကော်မတီနှစ်ခုသည် ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှ...
The report presents the "Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan" a plan which has been prepared by the Bago River Sub-basin Committee, with input from the Bago Non-governmental Stakeholder Group during the period of 2016 - 2018. The process of developing this plan, including also the participatory pro...
Moeyingyi reservoir (constructed in 1878) is situated in the Bago Region, south eastern part of Myanmar. The area was established as Moeyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary in 1988, and in 2004 it was designated as the first Ramsar site of Myanmar. The aim of the present study was to give important and...
Myanmar Water Journal - July 2020 Welcome to the July edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Spotlights for News based on Water ThemesJuly Newsletter will be filled withLet's Talk About Water - Episode 2 ...
The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the river is important to the economic development of the region and the quality of life of its inhabitants. There are already signs that the Chindwin River Basin is facing serious environmental and water management c...
13 July 2020 – We were very happy to see that the community is already taking its own initiatives to reduce the impact of flooding. Over the past months, the Ward Officer of Ward 5 undertook to upgrade and restore a large part of the drainage network in his neighborhood, removing sediment, cleaning,...
10 July 2020 – Our local team finished the installation of rainwater harvesting systems in 4 different locations in Thaketa township, Yangon. Through these 4 initial interventions, we aim to make the first steps in engaging the community with rainwater harvesting and educate them about how collectin...
01 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Five Ayeyawady dolphins including a one-month-old baby dolphin were found dead within six months in the Ayeyawady River along with Mandalay– Bhamo, according to the Endangered Species Conservation Division under the Fisheries Department. "Fiv...
သင်ဟာ ၂၄ နာရီ ၇ရက် အချိန်ပြည့် သောက်သုံးရေ အမြဲရရှိနေတဲ့ မြို့တစ်မြို့မှာ နေထိုင်ပါသလား။ ဒါဆိုလျှင်ဖြင့် သင်ဟာ ကံကောင်းသူတစ်ယောက်ဖြစ်ပါတယ်။ ယခုအချိန်တွင် ကမ္ဘာတစ်ဝှမ်း ကြုံတွေ့နေရသည့် တူညီသောအရာဖြစ်လာသည်မှာ မြို့ပြအများစုသည် ရေပြတ်တောက်နိုင်သည့် အခြေအနေနှင့် ရင်ဆိုင်နေရပြီး ရေရရှိနိုင်မှုသည် စီ...
Success for the world's urbanization hotspots depends on matching sanitation services to city realities. ကမ္ဘာ့မြို့ပြဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု နေရာများအတွက် အောင်မြင်မှုသည် မြို့၏မှန်ကန်သော တိုးတက်မှုများ၊ သန့်ရှင်းရေး ၀န်ဆောင်မှုများနှင့် ကိုက်ညီမှုပေါ်တွင် မူတည်သည်။ အချို့သော မြို့ပြအခြေခံ အဆောက်အအုံဆိ...

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