Source IFRC (reliefweb) Originally published 27 Jul 2020 A. Situation analysis Description of the disaster A total of 4,000 households of 20,000 people in Mandalay are affected by the rapid onset flood that was caused by a broken geological sedimentary dike1 on 19 July 2020. Mandalay is an administr...
27 July 2020 - Source: The Irrawaddy - NAYPYITAW—The Union Parliament on Friday approved a plan to seek US$180 million (243.7 billion kyats) in funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Yangon City Water Resilience Project, which aims to strengthen the security of Yangon City's wate...
27 July 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Monsoon flooding forced over 25,000 people to leave their homes in Myanmar's regions and states, an official of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told Xinhua on Saturday. "As of Thursday, there are only 78 shelters left, accommodating over ...
"If the reservoir harvests rainwater to its full capacity, it can supply water not only to Kula village but also to the neighboring villages" by U Maung Maung Oo, a lead advocate of Natural Green Alliance (N.G.A)  24 July 2020 - Local knowledge is the main asset that can contribu...
22 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group - Although the floods caused by the broken embankment on the bank of the Ayeyawady River near Shwege Sewage Pumping Station in Amarapura Township, Mandalay Region, is now under control, the number of affected local people has reached over 13,400. A leak...
22 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Vice President U Henry Van Thio, in his capacity as the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee, inspected the control of Ayeyawady River flood- waters caused by damages to the embankment near Shwe Gae wastewater treatment facility ...
21 July 2020 - Global New Light of Myanmar - The Chin State Minister for Agriculture, Livestock Breeding, Forestry and Mines U Mang Hen inspected construction works at Lower Laivar Dam, the third dam in the Chin State, on 19 July afternoon. Firstly, U Toe Myint, the dam construction group offic...
17 July 2020 - The Irrawaddy - Myanmar's approval of the gravely endangered Irrawaddy dolphin for captive commercial breeding has prompted condemnation from wildlife conservationists. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation's Forestry Department ordered last month that 90...
16 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With the pilgrims visiting Bu Phaya in the Bagan-NyaungU archaeological heritage site, the Bu pagoda port fallen silent for over three months is now revived with the motorboat riders, said U Maung Soe, a motorboat owner in Bu Phaya river port...
16 July 2020 - Eleven Myanmar - Weak monsoon winds will make less rain in Myanmar for the next three days and the danger of river flooding is not imminent, said Kyaw Moe Oo, Director General of Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). More rain is still expected to pour in southern and no...
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,...
15 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - With flood season on the horizon, local authorities are preparing to face the dual challenge of COVID-19 and floods in their respective regions. The swollen Ayeyawady River inaundated low-lying areas in Myitkyina and Waigmaw in Kachin State o...
15 July 2020 - Source: Mizzima - The water level in Ayeyarwady River is rising in Shwegu Township, Kachin State and Katha Town in Sagaing Region. Director General of Meteorology and Hydrology Department, Kyaw Moe Oo, said and was reaching danger levels. 13 village-tracts and 6,143 acres of farm...
13 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Officials from Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement along with governmental officials from Kachin State provided relief aids to flood victims in Kachin State yesterday. The flood water from the Ayeyawady inundated low-lying are...
13 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Low-lying wards in Myitkyina Township, Kachin State, are flooded as the water level of Ayeyawady River has reached 1,046 cm after the incessant heavy downpours in northern Myanmar. On 12 July, the natural disaster preparedness committee evacuated 107 popu...