Heavy rains in parts of Yangon cause floods

8 October 2021 - Source: Eleven Media -  Heavy rains have been reported in some parts of Rangoon since October 7 at around 1pm.The floods occurred in Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township. The incident took place in Tamwe Township and flooded shops and houses.In front of Yuzana Plaza, Mingalar Tau...

မိုးလေဝသဆိုး - ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲမှုနဲ့ ဘာတွေ ပတ်သက်လဲ

Source: BBC - လတ်တလော ကာလအတွင်း ကမ္ဘာပေါ်မှာ အပူလှိုင်းဖြတ်တာတွေ၊ ရေ အကြီးအကျယ်ကြီးတာတွေနဲ့ တောမီးလောင်တာတွေကို ပိုမို ကြုံလာရချိန်မှာ အခုလို အပြင်းအထန် ရာသီဥတုဆိုးရွားမှုတွေနဲ့ ကမ္ဘာ့ရာသီဥတုဖောက်ပြန်မှုတို့ ဆက်စပ်နေတယ်ဆိုတဲ့အချက်ကို လူသားတွေ နဖူးတွေ့ ဒူးတွေ့ ကြုံလာရပါတယ်။ ကမ္ဘာပေါ်မှာ စက်မှုထွ...

Join the online training on Low Emissions Analysis Platform (LEAP)

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...

Water Tech Spotlight: the latest technology developments in the water industry | August 2021

Source: IWA - Technological solutions and innovations are essential to secure a water-wise future. Water Tech Spotlight is a monthly blog which aims to highlight the latest technology developments in the water industry globally. Scroll down to find out more. 1. ECO-FRIENDLY HYDRORESTTING PLASTI...

Myanmar Water Journal (April-August 2021)

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:...

Why inclusive practices are important in water climate adaptation

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...

7 important conclusions from World Water Week

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...

Join the six-month Young Water Diplomat Program - IHE-Delft

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...

Integrated Flood Resilience Strategy for Yangon City 2021-2040

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 ...

River Water Level Dashboard

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

ရေအတွက် အနာဂတ်လမ်းကြောင်း

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...

Myanmar Flood Monitoring Dashboard

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...

Register for free - 4th ASEAN-EU Cooperation and Scholarships Day 2021

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...

Yangon Raincraft: Engaging Local Communities for Climate Resilient Neighbourhoods

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...

No help from junta as floods sweep southeastern Myanmar

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...

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