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Monsoon flooding kills 3, displaces residents in Myanmar

YANGON, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Three people have been killed by monsoon flooding which occurred in Myanmar's states and regions since last month, an official from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told Xinhua. "About nine states and regions including Kayin, Mon states and Bago regi...
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Myanmar Water Journal - August 2019

Myanmar Water Journal - August 2019 Welcome to the August edition of the Myanmar Water Journal. Providing you the latest news, insights, opportunities and events from the Myanmar water sector. Banner Packages are shown in this edition. If you would like to promote your company or organization, pleas...
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Floods hit 2000 people

07 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - More than 2000 people have been displaced and some schools have been temporarily closed due to flooding, according to Myanmar's Department of Disaster Management. Kayin, Mon, Rakhine, Thaninthari, Bago and Ayeyarwady have been especially affected by this year's fl...
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ဇင္းမယ္ ၏ ေရဆိုးျပဳ ျပင္ေရး တစ္ေစ႕တစ္ေစါင္း

"ပင္း" ျမစ္ ႏွင္႕ "မယ္ခ" တူးေျမာင္း (Ping River & Mae Kha Canal) ***************************** ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံေျမာက္ပိုင္းရိွ ျမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ဇင္းမယ္ (Chiang Mai) ၏ ျမိဳ႕ျပအမိွဳက္မ်ားကို ေျခရာခံေဖာ္ျပခဲ႕ရာမွ ျမိဳ႕ျပလိုအပ္ခ်က္ တစ္ခုျဖစ္ေသာ ထြက္လာသည္႕ ေရဆိုးမ်ားကို မည္သို႕မည္ပုံ အေရးယူေဆာင္ရြက္ေနသည္ကို တစ...
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Portfolio B - Storytelling Assignments of Communication Training

These are the assignments of communication training at Myanmar Maritime University. The lectures were delivered to undergraduate students who are attending the specialization course of River & Coastal Engineering. The training is focused on writing and storytelling to improve communication in th...
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Weather Concerns Halt Water Transit in Irrawaddy Region

06 Aug 19 - Source: Irrawaddy - PATHEIN, Irrawaddy Region—Water transportation services have been shut down in parts of Irrawaddy Region on Monday due to heavy rains and strong winds, according to the regional private vessels supervisory committee. The committee has instructed all private ferry oper...
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Heavy rain, high tide lead to temporary closure of two schools in Htantabin Township

06 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - On account of heavy rain and high tide, the Kazan and Thitseint primary schools in Htantabin Township of northern Yangon District have been temporarily shut down, according to the Township Education Office. The classrooms in the school compounds have...
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Torrential rain causes flash flood in Kyaukkyi, Bago Region

06 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Torrential rain caused flash flood in Kyaukkyi, Bago Region, yesterday inundating the low-lying areas and the residents were evacuated. The water level in the Sittoung River reached its danger mark yesterday morning and overflow water from the river ...
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Portfolio A - Storytelling Assignments of Communication Training

These are the assignments of communication training at Myanmar Maritime University. The lectures were delivered to undergraduate students who are attending the specialization course of River & Coastal Engineering. The training is focused on writing and storytelling to improve communication ...
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Myanmar, Italy sign MoU to cooperate in water management and mechanized farming

05 Aug 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - A ceremony to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Myanmar and Italy to cooperate in the water management in the farming sector and development of mechanized farming, was held in Nay Pyi Taw on August 2, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Lives...
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Mini dams built for flood prevention, water supply in Rakhine State

05 Aug 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The Rakhine State branch of the Department of Irrigation and Water Utilization Management (IWUMD) built the Yoetayok Dam in Ponnagyun Township in the fiscal year 2018-2019. The dam near Yotayok village is one of the dams the department built in Rakhi...
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Heavy rain destroys city wall in Pyu ancient city

31 July 19 - Source: Eleven Media - PYI-Due to heavy rain, eastern city hall in Sri Ksetra, Pyi Township, Bago Region (west) was collapsed nearly 30 feet yesterday morning, according to World Heritage Department (Branch) of Archeological Research and National Museum Department under the Ministry of ...
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About 20 huts in Hpakant swept along with torrential rain

1 Aug 19 - Source: Eleven Media - MYIKYINA-About 20 huts in Seikmu village-tract, Hpakant Township, Kachin State, were swept along with the waters, leaving one dead, says Zaw Moe, one of the members of Hpakant Social Welfare Association. As of now, especially vulnerable places such as over 30 squatt...
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What it’s like to be a Marketing Intern at The Water Agency (TWA) / Myanmar Water Portal (MWP) in Myanmar

We sat down for an interview with Katrina Lee to learn more about her experience of working here at The Water Agency (TWA) / Myanmar Water Portal (MWP) in Yangon, Myanmar as her stint is coming to an end soon. Could you share with us more about yourself? Hi, my name is Katrina Lee and I am going int...
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Myanmar: Floods Flash Update No. 2 (As of 23 July 2019) [EN/MY]

This update is produced by OCHA Myanmar in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 19 to 23 July 2019. HIGHLIGHTS Monsoon floods that have affected eight states and regions are estimated to have displaced more than 78,000 people. Where flood waters have receded, evacuatio...
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