Climate change increases the odds of exacerbating floods in many parts of Myanmar. During the last week of July, people from Shan, Rakhine, Kayen, and the Mon States have suffered flooding due to continuous days of heavy rain. [source]. In the mid of last August, we were able to arrange a series of ...
LEAP, shorthand for the Low Emissions Analysis Platform, is a powerful, versatile software system for integrated energy planning and climate change mitigation assessment. Developed at SEI US, LEAP (originally the Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning System) continues to evolve and improve. LEAP i...
Myanmar Water Journal (April-August 2021) Welcome to the April-August edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities, and events from the Myanmar water sector.Spotlights for News based on Water ThemesApril-August Newsletter will be filled with:...
Latest Updates From Various Sources 4 September 2021 - Relief Web This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters over the Boga, Yangon regions and Mon state, surrounding the Gulf of Martaban, Myanmar as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 1 September 2021 at 05:55 local time. Within...
Social inclusion is utterly important in water climate adaptation. As technical approaches are still dominant in development projects, the locals live in the vicinity are often limited to include their knowledge and experience in tackling climate issues. True value of technical knowledge and experti...
28 Aug 2021 - Source: Stockholm International Water Institute - All over the world, people have been shocked by unprecedented floods, droughts, and heatwaves, hard on the heels of COVID-19. By now it should be clear to everyone that we need to build resilience faster. World Water Week 2021 offe...
The relevant documents should be submitted before Sep 30, 2021. The Young Water Diplomats Program provides diplomats and professionals with a background in foreign affairs, international relations or international law with relevant and up-to-date knowledge about water, the various challenges water r...
Background Myanmar's city of Yangon is the largest financial and commercial centre. It accounts for about 50% of the country's industrial capacity, and is the seat of education, art, culture, healthcare, tourism, research and development. Population growth and rapid urbanisation ...
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The dashboard is created by Myanmar Geoinformatics Society, shows updates on rising water levels in Myanmar's main river systems. Link to dashboard: https://themimu.info/river-water-alerts
UC Berkeley မှ ပါမောက္ခတစ်ဦးလည်းဖြစ်၊ ရေ ၄.၀ (water 4.0) ကို ရေးသားသူလည်းဖြစ်တဲ့ ပါမောက္ခ David Sedlak သည် ရေဘက်ဆိုင်ရာ စီမံခန့်ခွဲမှု အတွက် လာမယ့် အနာဂတ်ရေလမ်းကြောင်းအပေါ်မှာ သူ့ရဲ့ အမြင်ကို ဝေမျှခဲ့ပါတယ်။ ပထမဦးဆုံးကတော့ လူသားတွေဟာ ရေအရင်းအမြစ်များကို ရယူခြင်း၊ သန့်စင်ခြင်း နှင့် ပေးဝေခြင်းများအတွက...
Source: Myanmar Information Management Unit - The UN Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) dashboard uses Sentinel-1 radar satellite data to provide projections of likely flood-affected areas using Artificial Intelligence model. Users can select the time period of interest to view Inundated areas...
The ASEAN and the EU will be organizing the "4th ASEAN-EU Cooperation and Scholarships Day 2021." In this virtual event, ASEAN, the EU, their respective Member States, education institutions/agencies will showcase both EU-ASEAN development cooperation projects and higher education opportunities...
The city of Yangon is one of the most vulnerable cities worldwide to climate change, suffering from widespread flooding during the monsoon while experiencing severe water shortages in the dry season. Starting in 2019, through a joint initiative of local and international par...
Local aid groups and volunteers say they have led rescue efforts in Mon and Kayin states   28 July 2021 - Source: Myanmar Now - Junta-controlled authorities have offered no help as floods have inundated homes in southeastern Myanmar, leaving at least hundreds without shelter in the Mon State ca...
The call for applications for the 2022 Fellowship Programme is open until 24 September 2021  Objectives  The United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellowship provides Government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing States with advanced training on ocean affairs and the ...

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