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Water Resources Myanmar

​This book is the outcome of filed and management experiences and expertise in water resources (both surface water and groundwater) by the author and professional association and Government Departments over 20 years. The eight chapters in this book seriously deal with origin, occurrences, topography...
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Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System in Myanmar

The water quality survey targeting the Hlaing River basin and the Doke Hta Waddy River basin was conducted as one of activities of the Project for Capacity Development in Basic Water Environment Management and EIA System. This report summarizes the water quality survey results which are to be utiliz...
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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Several weeks of heavy monsoon rains in August 2019 swamped Burma (Myanmar) and southern and western India, unleashing destructive floods and landslides. Above-average monsoon rainfall caused rivers and streams to overflow their banks, while destabilizing hillsides in several regions. The annual mon...
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Groundwater as a Source of Drinking Water in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

The paper establishes a baseline of how many people across case study countries rely on groundwater for drinking water (79%) and explores resource management issues relevant to WASH professionals. The information was used in an analysis of proportions of people using groundwater as their primary sou...
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Myanmar Monsoon Floods Update (As of 11 August 2019)

80,000 People Displaced Overview As 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 5...
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Myanmar Monsoon Floods Update (As of 8 August 2019)

12,000 people displaced in the last two days 105,000 people cumulatively 105,000 displaced since June Overview Nearly 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 m...
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Climate Change, Sea Level Rising and Increase of Temperature Threat to Groundwater at Coastal Low Land and Ayeyarwady Delta Myanmar

​In Myanmar, Groundwater in coastal areas and delta area closed to the sea starts facing that effect. Of that sea level rising by ice, glaciers melting are causing the greatest sign of seawater intrusion to Groundwater at Ayeyarwaddy delta area in Myanmar, mostly in the lower part of widening delta ...
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News Snapshots: Disaster & Flooding in Myanmar

Disaster & Flooding Theme  Disaster - April Edition Flooding - July Edition This snapshot aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. Since the snapsho...
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Sanitation Assessment - Report (ROSAMUR Project)

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 co...
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Myanmar Climate Change Policy (2019) – (ENG & MYA)

The Myanmar Climate Change Policy and the related Mya nmar 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...
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News Snapshots: Industry & Economic Development in Myanmar

Industry & Economic Development Theme - June Report This snapshot aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. It includes - Overview of Industry and Economi...
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Capacity building of urban service providers in Myanmar

​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 establishmen...
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Improving water and sanitation services in Mandalay City (Myanmar)

​Start Date  ​ ​End Date  ​ ​Budget  ​ ​Funding ​01/12/2016 ​ ​22/12/2019 ​ ​2500000 € ​ ​AFD, Agence française de développement (AFD) ​ The project aims at providing access to water to 2,000 households of Mandalay City (Amarapura Township) and at implementing incentive measures for h...
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Groundwater Myanmar (some)

U Myint Thein presents (some) Groundwater in Myanmar. He explains the nature of groundwater and its existence. Additionally, He shows -  (1) Major aquifer units including Monywa Sub-basin and Pale Sub-basin in Central Myanmar. (2) Utilization of Groundwater (Nation-Wide). (3) Groundwater P...
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Capacity Building of Urban Services' Managers in Myanmar

​Major Cities of Myanmar face great challenges to deliver high quality basic services to their citizens while urbanization is at an early but growing stage. While this urbanization process is closely linked to economic development, its effects on health can be contradictory. The urbanization of Myan...
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