16 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Heavy rain on the early morning of September 16 has caused floods in Mogok, Mandalay Region, and destroyed houses on the hillside. Four casualties have been recorded so far. The rain started around 4:00am and lasted more than an hour, causing the Yay Ni Cre...
14 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - rains in Wuntho, Sagaing Region on 13 September inundated roads and forced some families to evacuate their homes, according to the local authorities.A rescue team composed of departmental officials and local people in Wuntho carried out rescue...
08 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning to develop several inland ports at the Ayeyarwady River and Chindwin River, to improve inland logistics and river transportation, said Toe Aung Lin, a director at the ministry's Directorate of Water R...
07 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Investors from China and Japan who are among those most interested in developing hydropower projects in Chin State are not able to do so due to COVID-19 restrictions, said U Soe Htet, Chin State Development Affairs, Electricity and Industry Minister. "Curre...
07 Sep 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - A drilling in Htantalan, Chin State, struck water on Sunday, supplying drinking water to the town which has a population of over 10,000 people.  The water gushed out of the tubewell at the depth of 520 feet with a rate of 5,000 gallons of...
Due to the promotion of economic deregulation after shifting the policy to emphasize reforms on international relations and economy since 2011, Myanmar has been more powerful as a new investment frontier in Asia as well as worldwide. Myanmar's gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is estimated to ...
26 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Flood warnings have been issued for people living on the riverbanks and in the low lands of the Thanlwin, Chindwin and Ayeyarwady rivers. U Kyaw Moe Oo, director general of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, said water run-off is flowing from the ...
HST's application knowhow and on-site innovation with KSB's efficient Amacan pumps designed for flood control successfully resolved the problems at the collapsed embankment The land on the eastern bank of the Irrawaddy River (also known as the Ayeyarwady River) where the Mandalay City sits is low an...
23 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Two high Cutter Suction Dredgers- CSD 500 namely as Ayeyar Maung and Thalar Maung, bought from Netherlands based shipping company, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem were handed over to the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System...
11 Aug 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar has suspended a 380-megawatt hydropower project at the Manipur River in Chin State due to high risks, U Tun Naing, Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy, told the Hluttaw last week. "After a review at the State Economic Coordination Committee M...
03 Aug 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Patrol team will strictly combat illegal fishing to protect dolphins in Ayeyawady River, said U Tun Tun Win, head of Sagaing Region Fisheries Department. "We must take strict measures to curb illegal fishing", he added. Surveillance operations...
30 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Water level of Ayeyawady River in Mandalay nearly reached its danger level on July 28 and it may reach its danger level within 24-hr, announced the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). Water level of Ayeyawady River in Mandalay has reached 1,253...
28 July 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay Region could overflow in the next two days, as it reached the height of 12.33 metres on July 26, said the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology. The department said the river is rising about one centimetre per hour and is...
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: 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 ...