29 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Sagaing Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation U Kham Zar Mone said they are implementing a 4-year plan to reclaim terrace farms on 293 acres in Naga Self-Administered Zone, from 2019-2020 to 2022-2023 financial year, using ...
28 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries cruising along Chindwin River in Monywa are now resuming their service with usual fares although they carry only half passengers onboard, said U Myo Nyunt Tun, the officer in charge of MGRG ferry service. "The ferries started to ru...
26 JUN 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The rural water supply project has been completed 97 per cent in Magyikan village and Taw Chaung Oo village in Myinmu township in Sagaing district, said Daw Htar Htar Yee, the township head of the Rural Development Department. In order to ensu...
This chapter outlines the status of hydropower development in Myanmar. In absence of a hydropower policy or plan in Myanmar, the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) will assess the existing hydropower plants and planned projects in the major river basins and sub-basins. The analysis firstly cov...
6 MAY 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - The ferries from Monywa cruising in upper Chindwin River resumed their service yesterday, said U Than Nyunt Win, Sagaing Regional Minister for Transport and Communications."We have just signed. We've allowed the ferry to resume their services. ...
​19 APR 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar - The Rural Development Department staff led by Daw Kyi Kyi Khine, the township head, distributed 4,400 gallons of drinking water in Gwaykantaung village in Natmauk township, Magway region yesterday for sufficient supply of drinking water i...
​23 March 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times  Conservationists have begun reintroducing a critically endangered turtle species in its original habitat in the upper Chindwin River. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said it has begun the "soft release" of 40 rare Burmese roofed turtles near Linph...
22 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Japan announced yesterday that it is providing loans totalling ¥120.9 billion (US$1.1 billion) to Myanmar for four infrastructure projects. Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Ichiro Maruyama and Myanmar's Deputy Minister for Planning, Finance and Industry U Maung Maun...
Myanmar can't escape from natural hazards, with earthquakes, landslides and floods claiming lives and destroying billions of kyat in property and crops. 20 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - People here are no strangers to earthquakes, with several destructive tremors shaking the country every year. T...
​Source Link: https://teacircleoxford.com/2019/10/28/water-shortage-water-governance-and-the-future-of-water-supply-in-hakha/ Van Cung Lian presents new perspectives on water issues and the future of water supply in Hakha. Hakha, a hilly region without adequate access to water, faces water shortages...
​30 Oct 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Machines are being installed at the wastewater treatment plant in the Monywa industrial zone, and construction of the facility is expected to be completed in December, said U Wai Tint, the chairman of the Monywa Industrial Zone Committee. The wastew...
27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - To prevent farmland flooding, more than K9 billion will be needed to repair creeks and ditches that have silted up, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation. Creeks and ditches that have silted up cause water levels in rivers to rise, so...
23 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - "Waso-Wagaung, the rivers swell with the rising tide, let's go gather the ripe rose apple. From the thorny bush, the big black leech will stick to us," so goes the saying, when all the rivers and streams are full of water from the rains of Waso-Wagaung. The reside...
12,000 people displaced in the last two days 105,000 people cumulatively 105,000 displaced since June Overview Nearly 12,000 more people were displaced by monsoon flooding in Myanmar over the last two days, bringing the current total number of people sheltering in evacuation sites due to floods to m...
This update is produced by OCHA Myanmar in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 19 to 23 July 2019. HIGHLIGHTS Monsoon floods that have affected eight states and regions are estimated to have displaced more than 78,000 people.Where flood waters have receded, evacuation...