Living with water: climate adaptation in the world’s deltas

Lighthouses show where to go—and where to avoid. The 'lighthouse' case studies in this Delta Report explore best practices in climate adaptation and resilience interventions in delta countries.  The report is intended primarily for an audience of governments in delta countries: p...

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 ...

The Sphere Handbook (Eng/Bur) - Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response

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...

Lessons from Bangladesh and Nepal: Role of WUG/A in Flood Management and Drainage - U Tha Peng Cung

"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...

Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Myanmar - U Nay Myo Lin

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...

Introduction to Water Sensitive Design and Role of some Water Sensitive Tools for Flood Control in Urban Areas

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...

Flood Mitigation in Yangon using Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) - Dr. Yee Mon Thu

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...

Information on RiskCare Mobile Application - U Kyaw Zeyar Tint

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...

Importance of Early Warning System in Flood Management - Dr Shelly Win

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 - U Tin Myint Aung

"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...

Flood and Disaster Prevention in the Coast of Myanmar - Dr Toe Aung

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...

BasinGuide: A guide to river basin planning

The Australian Water Partnership has published BasinGuide: A Guide to River Basin Planning to help practitioners address the challenge of water security and unsustainable river management, and further the ambitions of many Indo-Pacific countries to improve their river basin management and cooperatio...

Myanmar Development Assistance Policy (DAP)

This DAP also presents an overarching policy framework which shall guide the delivery of development assistance, together with clear procedures that streamline the identification, design, negotiation, approval, implementation and evaluation of initiatives funded in part or whole by development assis...

Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan

The Bago Sub-basin Area Committee consists of sector and environmental authorities, and the Non-governmental Stakeholder Group consists of NGOs, politicians, private actors and civil society. These two institutions have been central discussion and decision-making arenas for the development of the Ba...

ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှမ်းဒေသ စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်မှု လုပ်ငန်းစီမံချက်

ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှမ်းဒေသ စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်မှု ကော်မတီတွင် ဌာနဆိုင်ရာအဖွဲ့အစည်းများ၊ ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ထိန်းသိမ်းရေးဆိုင်ရာ အာဏာပိုင်များ ပါဝင်ပြီး အစိုးရမဟုတ်သော အကျိုးဆက်စပ်ပတ်သက်သူများ အဖွဲ့တွင် NGO များ၊ လွှတ်တော်ကိုယ်စားလှယ်များနှင့် အရပ်ဖက်လူမှု အဖွဲ့အစည်းများပါဝင်ပါသည်။ ၎င်းကော်မတီနှစ်ခုသည် ပဲခူးမြစ်ဝှ...

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