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...
23 Nov 19 - Source: Mizzima - Mon State, Paung constituency lower house MP Mi Kun Chan demanded in a parliamentary session convened on November 22 that an enquiry should be held into the landslide that occurred in Ma Latt hill, Paung Township, Mon State. MP Mi Kun Chan said in parliament session, "I...
သံလွင်မြစ်သည် ဟိမဝန္တာမှ တရုတ်နိုင်ငံနှင့်မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတို့ကို လွတ်လပ်စွာ ဖြတ်သန်းစီးဆင်းပါသည်။ သိပ္ပံပညာရှင်များက သံလွင်မြစ်အား ရေလမ်းတောများထဲတွင် သဘာဝလျှို့ဝှက်ချက်များကိုဖုံးကွယ်ထားရှိရာ ကမ္ဘာကြီးဂြိုဟ်ရဲ့ ဇီဝမျိုးကွဲများ များပြားစွာတည်ရှိပေါက်ပွါးကြသည့် နေရာတစ်ခုအဖြစ်သိပ္ပံပညာရှင်များကချီးကျူးက...
Source: DSS Water / DRR Team - On 15 September a DRR-Team counting 4 Dutch experts arrived in Myanmar, after DRR-Team has been selected at the beginning of this month. Their objective: a scoping mission related to the floods that hit Myanmar in Mid-August. These floods led to more than 110.000 displ...
The consultation meeting in Taunggyi on September 12 was attended by representatives from relevant government agencies including forest, agriculture, mining, irrigation, water resources utilization, department of natural disaster, department of hydropower implementation and rural development, among ...
21 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - Mon State government minister of natural resources and environment conservation Dr. Min Kyi said that they did not provide information on potential landslide sites in advance as they did not want people to get concerned over the potential for this form of natural disast...
15 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - Aerial seeding will be jointly carried out in the Inle Lake areas in Shan State (South) by the Forestry Department under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation and the Htoo Companies Group.They will reportedly grow trees by aerial seeding in five pla...
09 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Earthen pots are now available in the villages located on the banks along the Shweli, a river serving as a boundary between Katha District of Sagaing Region and northern Shan State.Once, villagers of the area had to buy clay pots they used mostly as ...
13 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee and Vice President U Henry Van Thio presided over a ceremony yesterday morning to provide relief assistance for the flood victims in Mon State.Organized by the Myanmar Rice Federation, the ceremo...
12 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Vice President U Henry Van Thio visited flood-hit areas in Mon State yesterday to lend encouragement to rescue teams and provide aid to flood victims in Mawlamyine and Ye townships.The Vice President visited the flood victims at the 500-beded People'...
​Government officials announced on Monday that 82 people have been killed and about 200,000 displaced by landslides and flooding in Myanmar since June 25. Another 49 people were injured.20 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Mon State was the worst-hit area in the country, said an official from the Dep...
16 Aug 19 - Source - Myanmar Times - After hearing a rumbling rolling "boom" for five seconds, all the houses, including those of U Khin Maung and his neighbours, were engulfed in stones, rocks and mud.As he came out of his house after hearing the noise, he saw a pile of mud cover his neighbour's ho...
This Management Plan is endorsed by Mon State and Bago Regional Government, to be adopted as a guidance document for natural resource management and sustainable development for resilient communities in the Gulf of Mottama.​  Download the Document (For Myanmar Version) Download the Document (For...
11 Aug 19 - Source: The Irrawaddy - PAUNG TOWNSHIP, Southern Myanmar—The death toll from a landslide in southern Myanmar on Friday has risen to 52, according to local officials.Rescue teams are still searching for missing persons at the base of a mountain in Mottama, in Mon State's Paung Township—wh...
80,000 People DisplacedOverviewAs of Sunday 11 August 2019, there were more than 80,000 people sheltering in evacuation sites across Myanmar, as the country has been battered over the last week by torrential monsoon rains that triggered a landslide in Paung Township, Mon State, killing more than 50 ...