The principal users of The Sphere Handbook are practitioners involved in planning, managing or implementing a humanitarian response. This includes staff and volunteers of local, national and international humanitarian organisations responding to a crisis, as well as affected people themselves. The H...
This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach. The study used multiple global spatial datasets, and the related data were arranged under three categories – wat...
"Lessons from Bangladesh and Nepal: Role of WUA/WUG in Flood Management & Drainage" was the last perspective discussed as the finalization of the speakers' discussion time. U Tha Peng Cung, an assistant Engineer from the planning and works branch, IWMUD pointed out his perspective visions and fi...
U Nay Myo Lin, working as an assistant director of the design branch, IWUMD subsequently took up the discussion with the topic, "Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Myanmar". In accordance with the chosen theme, he presented community based disaster management in details including comm...
U Aung Naing Soe who is working as an assistant engineer in design branch, IWUMD also delivered noteworthy information about "Water Sensitive Design and Role of some Water Sensitive Tools for Flood Control in Urban Areas" from the environmental perspective. The functions and capabilities of applicab...
The title, "Flood Mitigation in Yangon Using Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS)" was introduced and presented by Dr.Yee Mon Thu, Director and water resources specialist at Water Bridge Myanmar Co., Ltd. She focused on the four elements which accounted in the designing of sustainable urban dra...
U Kyaw Zeyar Tint, an assistant Engineer of the design branch, IWUMD shared information on RiskCare mobile application which is being still designed for the purposes of sharing flood information and warning alert for the incoming natural disaster went well according to the contents. The importance o...
The "Early Warning System" was discussed by Dr Shelly Win, a national DRM-EWS specialist of Fish Adapt project, FAO. Dr Shelly Win pointed out what early warning system is and a brief explanation of the components of the system. Her discussion went into the clear interpretation of the system by revi...
"Flood Fighting in Upper Ayeyarwady Delta" which is the prominent subject of flooding management community in Myanmar was presented by U Tin Myint Aung who is an assistant engineer from the branch of operation and maintenance IWUMD. He explained the processes and procedures which have to be car...
Dr Toe Aung, Deputy Director of Watershed Management Division, Mangroves and Coastal Resources Conservation Session, Forest Department shared the current operations and performance of Myanmar with the intention of preventing flood and disaster in the coast of Myanmar. He presented mainly under the s...
Written by Thidar Maung Maung | Myanmar Water Portal With the collaboration of Myanmar Water Partnership (MMWP), Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Development (IWUMD), Global Water Partnership and The Water Agency, the virtual webinar was successfully organized to promote and strength...
These are the presentation file and the abstract file presented by U Myint Thein, a groundwater & wells consultant, at Yangon Groundwater Outlook 2020. Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here
The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2020 shares the current water security status in Asia and the Pacific, including main findings and recommendations on water governance and finance as well as application of the AWDO framework in policy development and water management. According to AWDO 202...
Myanmar Water Portal has shared 50 documents ranging from various topics related to water and environment throughout 2020. We hope all these documents would be helpful for the learners, researchers, and experts in their respective fields within the water sector. Among the various docu...
This guide presents six elements that can be helpful when establishing or reforming a policy framework for managing water for the environment in any jurisdiction, based on learnings from the experience of Australia and other countries:  Confirm a vision for water management and the value of wat...

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