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PIB UWLY Consortium hosts Scoping Workshop to develop water interventions for Thaketa township

Source: The Water Agency Date: June 21st, 2019 From June 10-14, 2019, a workshop 'Scoping the interventions for Thaketa township' was organized in Yangon as part of the Urban Water track of the Partners in Business: Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon (PIB UWLY ) program. Previously a success...
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The hunger haunting the nation’s rice bowl

​A depletion in the variety of local food sources, stubborn poverty rates and stretched health services are driving high rates of malnutrition in the Ayeyarwady delta. By KYAW LIN HTOON | FRONTIER The crowd at the jetty in the Ayeyarwady Region town of Thabaung waited patiently for the boats that wo...
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The Amarapura Project - Improving Water Service in Mandalay City

We did an interview with Thibaut Le Loc'h, the coordinator of the Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management program in Myanmar from GRET, a France-based INGO, where we learnt more about his efforts and thoughts on improving water service in Mandalay City through the Amarapura Water and Sanitation...
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Hluttaw approves Dutch aid for Mandalay water plan

11 June 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) has approved an offer of assistance from the Netherlands government and loans from two Netherlands banks for a water supply project in Pyigyitagun township, Mandalay Region. The assembly voted last Friday on the proj...
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MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

MoP&F will use Dutch loans for Pyigyidagun Tsp water supply, says Deputy Minister

30 May 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A project that will provide 7 million gallons of water per day to the 70 per cent of Pyigyidagun Township, Mandalay Region, that are not connected to a water supply system, will be implemented using loans from Dutch based Netherlands Development Fina...
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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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Water of Life

24 May 19 - Source: Myanmar TImes - Thingyan, the well-known and loved festival to celebrate the Burmese New Year, consists of dousing fellow celebrators with water to cleanse them of the bad deeds of the previous year in order to make a fresh start. Whilst living in temperatures consistently over 3...
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Eleven Media Group, well-wishers donate drinking water to villages of Pyinsalu

07 May 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Under a drinking water donation programme between Eleven Media Group and other well-wishers, motorboats carrying drinking water went to five coastal villages in Pyinsalu Township, Ayeyawady Region, on May 5 following a request from those villages facing water sho...
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Rural wells running dry, villagers seek aid

30 Apr 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - For the past two months Myanmar's countryside has been sizzling hot, with daytime temperatures averaging 40 degrees Celsius and above. Wells and lakes have dried up, as have streams, which are the traditional source of water for tens of thousands of villagers. The...
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Satellite remote sensing used in water protection | | #AsiaNewsNetwork

28 Apr 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - China Daily/ANN - Satellite remote sensing has transformed environmental law enforcers into clairvoyants thanks to an app on drinking water sources developed by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, People's Daily reported. Law enforcement on drinking water so...
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630,000 Without Adequate Potable Water as Summer Temps Soar

26 Apr 19 - Source: The Irrwaddy - YANGON—Ten of 14 regions and states are currently suffering from shortages of drinking water due to rising summer temperatures, according to the Rural Water Supply Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. Day temperatures across the coun...
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ေျမေအာက္ေရေအာင္းလြာထဲသို႔ေရငန္တိုး၀င္ျခင္းႏွင့္မဟာရန္ကုန္ - အပိုင္း ၂

ေရငန္ (Salt water)၊ လူ၊က်ြဲနြား၊တရိစာၦန္တို႔ မေသာက္သံုးႏွိင္ေသာေရ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ေရွ့ေျပးစမ္းသပ္နည္းမွာ ထိုေရကိုလွ်ာျဖင့္ အနဲငယ္တို႔ၾကည့္ပါက လက္ဖခံႏ်ိင္ေလာက္သည့္ ငံေသာအရသာကို ရေပါမည္။ အဘယ္ေၾကာင့္ ဆိုေသာ္ ပင္လယ္ေရ၊ ဆားငန္ေရတြင္ေပ်ာ္၀င္ေနေသာဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏသည္ လူသတၱ၀ါတို႔၏  ေသြးထဲတြင္ရိွသည့္ ဓါတ္ဆားပမာဏ ထ...
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Myanmar may face water shortage in this year: a meteorologist

09 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Weather will be hotter than usual in this year and Myanmar may face water shortage due to El Niño and late monsoon arrival, said meteorologist Chit Kyaw. "El Niño could bring some weather changes in this year and all meteorologists forecasted that the arrival o...
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More than Ks 300 billion to be spent on roads, bridges, power and drinking water

03 April 19 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - More than Ks 300 billion will be spent on roads, bridges, power and water in Yangon Region for the financial years of 2018-2019, according to the budget data of 2018-2019 FY. The budget data of 2018-2019 FY indicated that Ks 157,235.344 million would be spent o...
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News Snapshot: Water Supply in Myanmar

Water Supply Theme - March Report This report aims to present an overview of what is recently happening in water supply in Myanmar, covering the information about key players in the sectors, main investors, events, national and regional news. This report includes - Background of Water Supply in Myan...
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