​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...
​27 July 18 - U Soe Aung, the secretary of the National Disaster Management Committee who is also the Deputy Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, travelled to flood-stricken areas in Mon and Kayin states on 24 July with his contingent to provide humanitarian aid and meet with v...
27 July 18 - ​This is peak dengue season, and we need to remain vigilant after floods to prevent the outbreak of mosquito-borne disease.Flooding in some parts of Myanmar has forced local people to move to temporary shelters and makeshift after rising waters inundated low-lying areas.The victims...
​25 July 18 - Torrential rain has caused flooding in Belin, Thaton and Yay townships in Mon State starting from July 22. A total of 1,022 people from 259 family households are now sheltering temporarily at nine flood relief camps in Belin Township, according to Belin Township General Administra...
​24 July 18 - Half of the municipal water supply in Mandalay – Myanmar's second city – leaks out. In 2014, more than 30% of Mandalay state's population were part of urban households. With this number only set to rise, water management needs to be improved to cater to the surging demand. The cit...
​23 July 18 - The number of flood victims has reached over 5,000 until July 21 in at least 15 villages of Tanintharyi Township, Myeik District, Tanintharyi Region. Tanintharyi Township Natural Disaster Information Committee confirmed the number by collecting the names of people who reached reli...
​22 July 18 - The Mandalay Irrigation Water Utilisation Management Department (IWUMD) will implement an irrigation water project to cover 82,423 acres of monsoon paddy fields in Mandalay and PyinOoLwin districts through the dam and diversion weir of Mandalay Region during the 2018-2019 fiscal y...
​22 July 18 - The geographic location of Myanmar places her in a very strategic position. Many centuries ago, this fact was recognised and proven to be correct. If one would bother to study the world atlas, they are bound to realise that our country is right at the centre of the Asian continent...
20 July 18 - Bringing its commitment to help improving the water supply and sanitation in Myanmar, a drinking water facility was officially set in motion as part of MyanmarWater's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. MyanmarWater, in great collaboration with Yangon City Development Co...
​20 July 18 - More rain is expected in middle areas of Myanmar starting from July 22 due to the remnant rain clouds from the storm, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw. "The storm may occur in north of Bay of Bengal. The depression is likely to cross inland through Gulf of Tonkin near Hong Kong. The r...
On 12th of July 2018, World Wildlife Fund Myanmar (WWF – Myanmar) organized a Free-Flowing Rivers Workshop in Yangon. Free-Flowing Rivers can be quoted when they are connected in four following ways. 1. Longitudinally, a river should be connected between upstream and downstream. 2. Lateral...
​16 July 18 - In 1988, Yangon measured about 80 sq. miles (around 207 sq. km). The city has grown in the three decades since then and now covers more than 300 sq. miles (777 sq. km). The author of this article has been in the urban planning field for around 50 years and has never come across an...
​16 July 18 - The Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River System (Mandalay Region) said it has built retaining walls in Amarapura and Ngazun townships in Mandalay Region using a new design for the first time. The department carried out 19 projects to sustainably protect river ba...

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