Urban WaterGuide: A guide for building sustainable and resilient cities

The Australian Government, Australian Water Partnership and the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities partnered to develop a framework to improve water outcomes in international cities and towns, based on Australia's urban water experience. The result is the Urban WaterGuide, which ...

Digital Water Book: A Strategic Digital Transformation for the Water Industry

Source: International Water Association - The pressing need to address the challenges of the global water sector continues to be the driving force behind the digital transformation. In addition to rapidly changing demographics, intensified and prolonged natural disasters, and ageing infrastruct...

Over-extraction of Groundwater reacts to water level declination toward Yangon sinking

CASE STUDY: Over-exploration of Groundwater reacts to water level declination, Building settlement, and Ground Elevation lower in Thamine, Mayangon TS in Yangon. Myint Thein, Groundwater and Wells Consultant Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. January 2022 1. Object  Firstly, the realistic bu...

Chindwin Futures: Natural resources, livelihoods, institutions and climate change in Myanmar’s Chindwin River Basin

Stockholm Environment Institute recently launched the Chindwin Futures book. SEI has been working for several years in the past to the work in Chindwin River Basin in general and leading to write this book with big support of Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI). What's ...

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...

Engaging Webinar on Flood Management from Various Perspectives

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...

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...

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