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Toilets talk

23 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - As a squatter living on around 10 square feet of land,Daw Aye and her family had no space to dig a hole for a latrine. Daw Aye lives in Dala township beside the Yangon river where, aside from toilet problems, residents face regular shortages of clean water....
New tech offers solution to regional wastewater crisis

New tech offers solution to regional wastewater crisis

19th November 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times Today, November 19, is World Toilet Day, which might not sound like the most exciting of international commemorations, but the annual event does highlight one of the more immediate and pressing concerns faced by the region, and the planet. The reality is th...
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World Toilet Day video competition

18 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - November 19 is international World Toilet Day, and to mark the occasion in 2020 two organisations are calling on creative talents to produce a three-minute toilet-related videos. The competition is hosted by WASH, an NGO focused on promoting clean water, sa...
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Live Streaming Panel Discussion on Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is an International advocacy day aimed to spread the awareness about the importance of practicing hand washing with soap and to enhance the sustainable hand washing habit. This year on global handwashing day, a virtual event of "Panel Discussion on Global Handwashing Day" was hosted and o...
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Water and Sanitation: How to make public investment work (A Handbook for Finance Ministers)

ABOUT THE HANDBOOK  This Handbook is a call to action for ministers of finance, with inspirational case studies and forward-looking sector perspectives. It is part of an initiative by the Sanitation and Water for All global partnership to provide succinct insights and curated knowledge to minis...
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Potable water, sanitation access improved in Myanmar

15 Sep 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar people have better access to clean drinking water and flush toilets, according to a government survey. The 2019 census, conducted by the Ministry of Labour Immigration and Population, found that 82 percent of households had access to clean drinking ...
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Myanmar’s Inter-Census Survey 2019 Shows Progress in several development Indicators

02 Sept 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Myanmar Government's department of the population has released during the last week Inter census Survey 2019 preliminary results that reflect the progress that the country has made in terms of major demographic, socio-economic and development indicators. Coverin...
“အားလုံးပါဝင်အသုံးပြုနိုင်သော ရေပေးဝေ‌‌ရေးနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ်” သည် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့အားလုံးအတွက် အရေးကြီးကြောင်း COVID-19 က သတိပေးခေါင်း‌လောင်း ထိုးလိုက်ချေပြီ။”

“အားလုံးပါဝင်အသုံးပြုနိုင်သော ရေပေးဝေ‌‌ရေးနှင့် မိလ္လာစနစ်” သည် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့အားလုံးအတွက် အရေးကြီးကြောင်း COVID-19 က သတိပေးခေါင်း‌လောင်း ထိုးလိုက်ချေပြီ။”

Deepa Joshi, Gender, Youth and Inclusion Lead Specialist, IWMI Alan Nicol, Strategic Program Director – Water, Growth and Inclusion, IWMI COVID-19 ကပ်ရောဂါကူးစက်မှု မြင့်တက်လာသည်နှင့်အမျှ ရောဂါကူးစက်မှုကို အထိရောက်ဆုံး ကြိုတင်ကာကွယ်မှုအနေဖြင့် လက်ဆေးရန် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့သည် နေ့စဉ်နှင့်အမျှ သတိပေးနှိုးဆော...
ရေရှည်တည်တံ့ ခိုင်မြဲသည့် မြို့ပြရေဆိုးသန့်စင်မှုအတွက် အရေးပါသော အချက် (၄) ချက်

ရေရှည်တည်တံ့ ခိုင်မြဲသည့် မြို့ပြရေဆိုးသန့်စင်မှုအတွက် အရေးပါသော အချက် (၄) ချက်

Success for the world's urbanization hotspots depends on matching sanitation services to city realities. ကမ္ဘာ့မြို့ပြဖွံ့ဖြိုးတိုးတက်မှု နေရာများအတွက် အောင်မြင်မှုသည် မြို့၏မှန်ကန်သော တိုးတက်မှုများ၊ သန့်ရှင်းရေး ၀န်ဆောင်မှုများနှင့် ကိုက်ညီမှုပေါ်တွင် မူတည်သည်။ အချို့သော မြို့ပြအခြေခံ အဆောက်အအုံဆိ...
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RecyGlo cleans up in recycling

11 March 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Coloured waste bins line the walls of RecyGlo's office in Yangon. Blue is for paper, red for plastic, green for aluminium and black for general waste. The waste is being separated for recycling. "If the plastic, glass and cans that we discard daily are not syste...

Urban Sanitation & Public Health

During MyanmarWater 2018, the talk of U Khin Maung Yi centred on his personal experiences and career. U Khin Maung Yi is Vice Chairman of WATSAN TD, and member of the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES). He was educated in Myanmar and the Netherlands, and shared pictures and insights from the projects...

Nutrient Removal From Municipal Wastewater of Yangon City

Daw Nway Nway Khaing from Yangon Technical University, presented on "Nutrient removal of Municipal waste water of Yangon City" during MyanmarWater 2018.  Daw Nway Nway Khaing talked about the increase in waste water in Yangon this decade, increasing the importance of finding sufficient ways to ...

Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City

Daw Khin May Htay gave a presentation on the 'Improvement of Waste Water in Mandalay City'. In her role as Project Director of the Mandalay Urban Service Improvement Project Khin May Htay spoke about waste water treatment specifically in the context of Mandalay. Aim in the project was to prevent the...
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German firms eye Myanmar’s water sector

​14 Nov 18 - Source: Myanmar Times - German companies will be travelling to Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay to explore Myanmar's market focusing on water and wastewater infrastructure and a conference on the topic is hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) a...

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