​3 August 18 - Although 36 dams are overflowing after weeks of heavy rain, they are not in danger of collapsing, said U Kyi Wai, deputy director of the Irrigation and Water Management Department.He said the dams were built so that when they are full, the extra water is channelled by a spillway ...
​2 August 18 - Six countries of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and India, have agreed to enhance cooperation in managing and sustainably using water resources.Foreign ministers of the MGC countries reached the consensus at their ninth meeti...
​1 August 18 - Although the water level of the Bilin River has subsided below its danger level in the Mon State and some big vehicles can be driven on the road, the authorities are still observing the situation.The Mon State Hluttaw Deputy Speaker Dr Aung Naing Oo, who assisted in the stat...
​31 July 18 - The National Natural Disaster Management Committee has advised residents of Hpa-an Township and people living in lowlands near the river in Madauk to move to areas safe from floods, and for people living in lowlands and near the river in Thabaung Township to exercise caution.The K...
​31 July 18 - Basic commodities prices have increased in flood-stricken Mon and Kayin states as well as Taninthayi and Bago regions, sources said.Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement claim that there are 25,050 people from 5,302 family households at 67 flood relief camps in Kayin...
​31 July 18 - Ten people have been killed and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains flooded villages in central and southern Myanmar, according to government officials.The Burmese National Disaster Management Committee has urged residents near ...
​29 July 18 - Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday, as heavy monsoon rains continue to batter the Mekong region.Dramatic images showed vast areas of farmland com...
​28 July 18 - Authorities have imposed a temporary ban for two days to use Yangon Mawlamyaing expressway in Belin Township as some portions of the road is submerged under water, announced Mon State government on July 27.Traffic jam is heavy in the portions of the road passing through the townsh...
​28 July 18 - Floodwaters have forced thousands from their homes in southeast Myanmar, local police said Friday, as authorities and volunteers scrambled to provide food and aid to the victims.Heavy monsoon rains have pounded Kayin State, Mon State and Bago Region in recent days and show no sign...
​27 July 18 - U Soe Aung, the secretary of the National Disaster Management Committee who is also the Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, travelled to flood-stricken areas in Mon and Kayin states on 24 July with his contingent to provide humanitarian aid and meet with v...
​25 July 18 - Torrential rain has caused flooding in Belin, Thaton and Yay townships in Mon State starting from July 22.A total of 1,022 people from 259 family households are now sheltering temporarily at nine flood relief camps in Belin Township, according to Belin Township General Administrat...
​23 July 18 - The number of flood victims has reached over 5,000 until July 21 in at least 15 villages of Tanintharyi Township, Myeik District, Tanintharyi Region.Tanintharyi Township Natural Disaster Information Committee confirmed the number by collecting the names of people who reached relie...
​22 July 18 - The Mandalay Irrigation Water Utilisation Management Department (IWUMD) will implement an irrigation water project to cover 82,423 acres of monsoon paddy fields in Mandalay and PyinOoLwin districts through the dam and diversion weir of Mandalay Region during the 2018-2019 fiscal y...
​16 July 18 - The Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System (Mandalay Region) said it has built retaining walls in Amarapura and Ngazun townships in Mandalay Region using a new design for the first time.The department carried out 19 projects to sustainably protect river ban...
An SEI research project in the Chindwin River Basin in Myanmar is improving water quality monitoring and water resource management by helping to establish a new local institution to manage the river for all users.Failing water quality in the ChindwinThe Chindwin River is the largest tributary of the...