1 April 2020 - Source: BNI Multimedia GroupSai Wansai — On March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, 23 countries' indigenous, together with thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies called for the protection of their rivers and rights to manage them, with hundreds more joined in vi...
04 March 20 - Source: YANGON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields. ​"This used to be my land," said the 51-year-old farmer, frowning at the murky waves. All but six o...
2 MAR 2020 - Source: Myanmar Now -  The 500 residents of Karen state's Yedwingone village now depend on the charity of others for clean drinking water.Until recently, each of the 120 households in this village near the state capital Hpa-an got all the water it needed from its own well. But...
27 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - Maritime trade and tourism in Mon State can level up with better transport and power supply, according to a property market report.​Yangon-based Picon-Deed Property Consultants released its study this month on Myanmar's southern state highlighting how its mineral ...
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 Maung...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
​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...