Source: The Third Pole - By Tyler Roney - The Mekong river feeds jungles, irrigates crops for tens of millions of people, and supports the Tonle Sap lake – the most productive inland fishery on the planet China completed its first mainstream hydropower dam on the Mekong, the Manwan da...
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) published brief Policy recommendations for environmental conservation in the Chindwin River Basin. The Chindwin Basin is facing habitat loss and species population decline driven by economic development activities combined with the impacts of climate change. Giv...
22 November 2021 - Source: Dredging Today - Knowledge Marine & Engineering Works Limited (KMEW) has won their first ever international contract for dredging works in Myanmar from Ministry of External Affairs, India. According to an official announcement, this project will include "dredg...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
Source: The Third Pole - By Saw John Bright - As the first part of COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity convenes, decision makers must recognise that free-flowing rivers are essential to Indigenous understanding of reality and the preservation of biodiversity. This week, governm...
8 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media -  Heavy rains have been reported in some parts of Rangoon since October 7 at around 1pm.The floods occurred in Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township. The incident took place in Tamwe Township and flooded shops and houses.In front of Yuzana Plaza, Mingalar Tau...
Stockholm Environment Institute recently launched the Chindwin Futures book. SEI has been working for several years in the past to the work in Chindwin River Basin in general and leading to write this book with big support of Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI). What's ...
Background Myanmar's city of Yangon is the largest financial and commercial centre. It accounts for about 50% of the country's industrial capacity, and is the seat of education, art, culture, healthcare, tourism, research and development. Population growth and rapid urbanisation ...
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...
Local aid groups and volunteers say they have led rescue efforts in Mon and Kayin states   28 July 2021 - Source: Myanmar Now - Junta-controlled authorities have offered no help as floods have inundated homes in southeastern Myanmar, leaving at least hundreds without shelter in the Mon State ca...