This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. General Information One of the activities of YCDC is to develop the adequate water supply for Yangon urban region. They can provide water supply for domestic use but the water quality isn't up to dri...
​This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. ​Today, we visited Kandawgyi Lake and observed the flood control system and the challenges within. The project leader of the water control system, U Aye Ko, explained about the controls and maneuver...
 This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. ​We have visited DWIR for the group assignment of student engagement day. We have discussed about their organization, how they are working and what they are challenging in their field. We have ...
This is the summary of the students group on Myanmar - Netherlands Water Challenge 2018 on 1 August. As part of Water Challenge Program, we visited one of the key stakeholders in Myanmar port industry, Myanma Port Authority. We met with Dr. Myo Nyein Aye, Deputy General Manager and in charge of Inte...
​2 August 18 - At least 12 killed and up to 148,386 people are currently taking refuge in 327 temporary camps across the country. At least 12 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced in Myanmar after monsoon rains caused flooding across the country, officials said. "Among the 12 ...
​2 August 18 - Six countries of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and India, have agreed to enhance cooperation in managing and sustainably using water resources.Foreign ministers of the MGC countries reached the consensus at their ninth meeti...
​1 August 18 - Although the water level of the Bilin River has subsided below its danger level in the Mon State and some big vehicles can be driven on the road, the authorities are still observing the situation. The Mon State Hluttaw Deputy Speaker Dr Aung Naing Oo, who assisted in the sta...
​31 July 18 - The National Natural Disaster Management Committee has advised residents of Hpa-an Township and people living in lowlands near the river in Madauk to move to areas safe from floods, and for people living in lowlands and near the river in Thabaung Township to exercise caution. The ...
​31 July 18 - Basic commodities prices have increased in flood-stricken Mon and Kayin states as well as Taninthayi and Bago regions, sources said. Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement claim that there are 25,050 people from 5,302 family households at 67 flood relief camps in Kayi...
​31 July 18 - Ten people have been killed and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains flooded villages in central and southern Myanmar, according to government officials. The Burmese National Disaster Management Committee has urged residents near...
30 July 18 - ​At least five people have been killed and over 95,000 people have been forced to flee their homes by widespread flooding in seven states and regions during the past week, the Disaster Management Department said. It said two people died in the floods in Magwe, and one each in Tanin...
​29 July 18 - Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday, as heavy monsoon rains continue to batter the Mekong region. Dramatic images showed vast areas of farmland co...
​28 July 18 - Authorities have imposed a temporary ban for two days to use Yangon Mawlamyaing expressway in Belin Township as some portions of the road is submerged under water, announced Mon State government on July 27. Traffic jam is heavy in the portions of the road passing through the towns...
​28 July 18 - Floodwaters have forced thousands from their homes in southeast Myanmar, local police said Friday, as authorities and volunteers scrambled to provide food and aid to the victims. Heavy monsoon rains have pounded Kayin State, Mon State and Bago Region in recent days and show no sig...
​27 July 18 - Coastal mangroves are among the most threatened ecosystems on earth. Current estimates indicate that up to 67 per cent of mangroves have been lost to date, and nearly all unprotected mangroves could perish over the next 100 years. On this day of International Day for the Conservat...

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