80,000 People DisplacedOverviewAs of Sunday 11 August 2019, there were more than 80,000 people sheltering in evacuation sites across Myanmar, as the country has been battered over the last week by torrential monsoon rains that triggered a landslide in Paung Township, Mon State, killing more than 50 ...
12,000 people displaced in the last two days105,000 people cumulatively 105,000 displaced since JuneOverviewNearly 12,000 more people were displaced by monsoon flooding in Myanmar over the last two days, bringing the current total number of people sheltering in evacuation sites due to floods to more...
Within the framework of the capacity building program for Myanmar urban services providers implemented by GRET (ROSAMUR project), a comprehensive assessment study on sanitation in Magway city was conducted with the key following objectives:To gather and analyze data and information on sanitation con...
The Myanmar Climate Change Policy and the related Myanmar Climate Change Strategy and Master Plan (2018-2030) as a guiding policy and strategic framework are hereby adopted precisely to ensure that we take concrete, coordinated and sustained action over the long-term to transform Myanmar into a low-...
​Start Date  ​​End Date Budget​​ Funding​ ​01/09/2017 ​ ​30/09/2020 ​ ​615000 € ​ ​Rosamur project is implemented within the framework of a capacity building program initiated end of 2015, and aiming to improve the quality of environmental services in Myanmar cities through the establishment of...
​Geographical focus​ ​Chindwin River Basin​ ​Project name​ ​Chindwin Futures​ ​Partners​​Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in collaboration Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI) and other organizations from Myanmar and Mekong regional experts and other organizations​​Funder​​Blue Mo...
The Chindwin Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (CBES) project will assess the potential impacts of development and climate change on livelihoods and biodiversity within three key biodiversity hotspots in the Chindwin River Basin. CBES aims to support policy-makers in making comprehensive basin dev...
The Chindwin RBO is envisaged to serve as a mechanism for integrated water resources management, ensuring environmentally and socially sustainable development in this vital river basin. The Chindwin River is the biggest tributary of the Ayeyarwady River. The health of the ri...
​The main objectives of the Chindwin River water quality study were to build capacity of local stakeholders in water quality monitoring, to understand the current status of water quality, and to support local government agencies in developing a water quality management and monitoring strategy for th...
Project - The Myanmar Healthy Rivers Initiative (MHRI) project focuses on Myanmar's two iconic rivers: the Ayeyarwady, a "working river" at the heart of Myanmar's national prosperity; and the Thanlwin, a transboundary river with large potential for development, shared with China and T...
Kate Lazarus from IFC presented about good practice notes for E-Flows Assessments related to hydro power projects at Symposium - The Science and Policy of Environmental Flows in Myanmarorganized by WWF Myanmar on 15th of August at Inya lake hotel.   Download PDF File Here
Hightlightsa. Due to heavy torrential rains as a result of Southwest Monsoon since 4 July 2018, nine provinces were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. Four provinces in Myanmar are most affected, namely Kayin, Mon, Tanintharyi and Bago. See figure below on probable f...
​It is a report for ASEAN Region - Regional Impacts (Myanmar, Lao PDR): Monsoonal Flooding Reported Impacts and Accumulated Rainfall for Past 7 Days, 03 August 2018.   Download PDF File Here  Source: https://reliefweb.int/map/myanmar/asean-region-regional-impacts-myanmar-lao...
Myanmar is undergoing rapid socio-economic transformation in which old institutions are undergoing changes and many new ones are being created. This has created a need for urgent action, as well as a window of opportunity, for substantially improving how river basins are governed. A new National Wat...

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