The perspectives of local marginalized groups upon water in the midst of COVID-19 in Myanmar

COVID-19 pandemic has been changing our day-to-day activities since the beginning. Water becomes an essential element, and access to clean water is crucial to reducing the risk of COVID-19. In addition, the regions where water insecurity pre-exists before the pandemic increased the need for clean wa...

ဒီရေတောများတွင် တွေ့ရတတ်သည့် သဘာဝဇီဝစနစ်များကို သဏ္ဍာန်ယူတုပထားသည့် ပင်လယ်ရေကိုရေချိုအဖြစ်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း နည်းပညာသစ်

စင်ကာပူနိုင်ငံရှိ Public Utilities Board (PUB) သည် စွမ်းအင်အများအပြားအသုံးပြုရသည့် ပင်လယ်ရေငန်ကိုရေချိုအဖြစ်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း လုပ်ငန်းစဉ်အား ပိုမို ထိရောက်လာစေရန် ရည်ရွယ်၍ နည်းပညာအသစ်တစ်ခုကို တီထွင်ဖော်ဆောင်လျက်ရှိသည်။ ထိုနည်းပညာကို တီထွင်ပြီးမြောက်သွားပါက နိုင်ငံ၏ ရေနှင့်စွမ်းအင် ဆိုင်ရာ ဖူလုံမှုကို မ...

The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

"Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all" (SDG 6)."Making the cities in Myanmar more sustainable, more resilient and more inclusive" (SDG 11). We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management program...

Access to Clean and Safe Water in Yangon: A Case of Municipal Water Provision in Insein Township

The provision of safe and reliable water supply is important to all urban dwellers. Actually, urban water supply systems aim to be a safe and reliable water supply for all urban residents. But the municipal water supply with improved public hygiene is still inadequate even in the major cities of Yan...

Is Water Enough To Drink just by Purifying?

"ACCESS TO SAFE & CLEAN WATER IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT." WATER AND OUR DAILY LIFE Have you ever wondered how important water is?Whenever we think about how much matter is water and where it has been being used, we could definitely find that our daily activities, from personal use to even manufactu...

Mandalay allocates K280 million to boost potable water supply

01 December 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times The Mandalay government has allocated over K280 million (USD 213,000) to boost the region's water supply to prevent shortage of potable water during the coming summer season, the regional Rural Development Department said. U Soe Than, director of Mandalay Rur...

Fans and pots, plastic and paper – Myanmar’s changing homeware traditions

24 Oct 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - A large earthen pot sits on a stand in the corner of the kitchen in Daw Ni Ni Win's house. Every night she boils water and stores it in the pot. As a functional ornament, the container has a special place in the 66-year old's house.She never tires of handli...

Eleven Media Group နှင့် စေတနာရှင်များ ပူးပေါင်း၍ ရေစကြိုမြို့နယ် သဲပုံ (အရှေ့) ကျေးရွာနှင့် ဘုန်းတော်ကြီးကျောင်းတို့အား ရေဂါလန် ၆၀၀၀ လှူဒါန်း

23 OCT 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co.,Ltd. Eleven Media Group နှင့် စေတနာရှင်များပူးပေါင်း၍ သောက်သုံးရေ လိုအပ်နေသည့် ရေစကြိုမြို့နယ် သဲပုံ (အရှေ့) ကျေးရွာ နှင့် ဘုန်းတော်ကြီးကျောင်းတို့အား အောက်တိုဘာ ၂၂ ရက်က ရေဂါလန် ၆၀၀၀ လှူဒါန်း ပေးခဲ့သည်။ ရေစကြိုမြို့နယ် သဲပုံ (အရှေ့) ကျေးရွာမှာ ပြီးခဲ့သည့်...

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 ...

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...

The Gyo Phyu Pipeline and his companions - A Renovation Project of Pipeline

The idea is not to promote our company but to promote collaboration by Raphael Monnier We made an interview with Raphael Monnier who is the co-founder of Yangon-based architecture and design company Blue Temple. He shared his thoughts and visions about renovation of Gyo Phyu pipeline. Monn...

Expression of Interest: Design and Build Water Supply Projects in Dedaye Township, Ayeyarwady Region

SCOPE OF ENGINEERING SERVICES The services required will be encompass 2 phases:Phase 1: Development of construction drawings based on the assessment of project villagesThe completion and submission of construction documents based on a detailed assessment of the 2 project villages and performance req...

Solving water scarcity making good use of the available structures and conditions in central dry zone of Myanmar

"If the reservoir harvests rainwater to its full capacity, it can supply water not only to Kula village but also to the neighboring villages" by U Maung Maung Oo, a lead advocate of Natural Green Alliance (N.G.A)  24 July 2020 - Local knowledge is the main asset that can contribu...

ရန်ကုန်မြို့ရှိ မိုးရေစုဆောင်းသော ပုရွက်ဆိတ်များ

"မိုးရေကိုကြိုစုထားမယ်ဆိုရင် ရာသီဥတုပူတဲ့နွေရာသီရောက်ရင် ရေပြတ်မှာ စိတ်မပူရတော့ဘူးပေါ့"  ရန်ကုန်မြို့သာကေတမြို့နယ်တွင်နေထိုင်သော အသက်၇၇နှစ်အရွယ်ရှိ ဒေါ်ခင်အေးကြူ ဆောင်းတွင်းအတွက် အစားအစာတွေကိုကြိုးကြိုးစားစား ကြိုတင်စုဆောင်းနေတဲ့ ပုရွက်ဆိတ်လေးအကြောင်းကို ပြောပြထားတဲ့ "ပုရွက်ဆိတ်နှင့် နှံကောင်" ...

Working towards a Resilient Yangon, uncovering the water needs and challenges in Thaketa township

Since October 2018 a coalition of Dutch water organisations is working together in the 'Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon' (UWLY) program to support the Yangon Regional Government in Urban Water and Water Logistics Challenges. The UWLY program, to run for three years as part of the Dutch Go...

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