Rising Tide killed at least 15 people in Myanmar

21 Nov 2021 - Source: AFP - At least 15 people drowned on Sunday while crossing a flooded causeway in Myanmar to reach a Buddhist temple for a festival, rescue workers told AFP.The tragedy unfolded as thousands of worshippers tried to reach the Kyeik Hne pagoda, which lies on a rocky outcrop ar...

State of the world’s sanitation: An urgent call to transform sanitation for better health, environments, economies and societies

Safe sanitation is one of the foundations of a healthy, comfortable and dignified life. Yet, the reality for billions of people is one of polluted environments, in which one or many of the links in the chain that makes up safe sanitation – toilets, waste treatment, disposal and safe re-use – is miss...

Water-related Free Online Courses

Forest and Water Nexus – Introduction This course is intended to provide on overview of forest and water relationships, and an understanding of the impacts of changing landscapes on water resources. It can be used as a stand-alone course for those interested in learning about the forest-water nexus,...

Myanmar Water Journal (September-October 2021)

Myanmar Water Journal (September-October 2021)Welcome to the September-October 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 ThemesSeptember-October Newsletter will b...

Climate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

Climate Change can be defined as any variations in climate patterns that last for a long period of time: decades or more. The prime cause of climate change is Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission, typically Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4), mainly caused by burning fossil fuels for energy use. Now, C...

Temasek Foundation Water Leadership Programme 2022

Programme Dates: 17 to 22 April 2022 Programme Schedule: 09.00 to 17.00 daily (Singapore time) About The Programme: The need for good urban water policies, governance and management in Asia is as urgent as ever. Many cities are unable to deliver the required water services to their population, ...

Flood Bulletin 2021 - Ongoing

Latest Updates From Various Sources 25 October 2021 - Eleven Media SourceHeavy rains in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region, have caused record flooding since the night of October 24, according to locals. Heavy rains on the evening of October 24 flooded the low-lying areas of Taungdwingyi town and...

Heavy rains in Mandalay and flooding of major roads

21 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - Heavy rains in Mandalay this evening (October 21) caused floods on major roads in the city and caused some traffic jams. In Mandalay, heavy rains started at around 4 pm on October 21, affecting the main roads in the city such as Science Road, 62nd Street...

Heavy rains in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region

26 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - Heavy rains in Taungdwingyi, Magway Region, have caused record flooding since the night of October 24, according to locals.Heavy rains on the evening of October 24 flooded the low-lying areas of Taungdwingyi town and on the main road until the morning of...

Call for Application: ASEAN Young Climate Leaders Programme (ASEAN YCLP)

What? Thos programme creates an opportunity for young people to share and exchange ideas on sustainability, environment, and climate action-related issues in the ASEAN region and collaborate with others to resolve the issues. The programme promotes contribution to the ASEAN Community Blueprint 2025 ...

Pagodas Damaged in Myanmar’s Temple City due to Heavy Rain

22 October 2021 - Source: THE IRRAWADDY - Fourteen pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar's temple city, have been damaged by heavy rain, according to the Bagan branch of the Department of Archaeology and the National Museum. "Fourteen temples have sustained damage due to heavy rain over the course of ...

Call for Application_Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program

Description: This is an open call for the Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program (GMS SAFSP). This contest is a solution-sharing platform for youth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Through the form ...

Living with water: climate adaptation in the world’s deltas

Lighthouses show where to go—and where to avoid. The 'lighthouse' case studies in this Delta Report explore best practices in climate adaptation and resilience interventions in delta countries.  The report is intended primarily for an audience of governments in delta countries: p...

Heavy rains and strong winds toppled a pagoda in Pwint Phyu Township, knocking down a number of large trees

19 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - On the night of October 16, heavy rains and strong winds in Magway Region knocked down the pagoda pillar in Pwint Phyu Township and knocked down several large trees along the road leading to the pagoda.Heavy rain fell in most townships in Magway Region f...

Heavy rains flooded Saku People's Hospital and lower areas of Sin Phyu Island

19 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media - Due to heavy rains in Magway Region, on October 17 at Saku General Hospital. On October 18, the floodwaters inundated houses in the lower parts of Sin Phyu Island.Heavy rains fell in most townships in Magway Region from October 14 to October 17, when a s...

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