Local aid groups and volunteers say they have led rescue efforts in Mon and Kayin states   28 July 2021 - Source: Myanmar Now - Junta-controlled authorities have offered no help as floods have inundated homes in southeastern Myanmar, leaving at least hundreds without shelter in the Mon State ca...
26 Jan 2021 - Source: Mizzima - Almost half a million people have died in natural disasters linked to extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to a new assessment of the direct threat posed to humanity by climate change. The mortality burden of climate-related catastrophes such as...
This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach. The study used multiple global spatial datasets, and the related data were arranged under three categories – wat...
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...
The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) 2020 shares the current water security status in Asia and the Pacific, including main findings and recommendations on water governance and finance as well as application of the AWDO framework in policy development and water management. According to AWDO 202...
We finally installed rulers to monitor the water level of three places - the reservoir where the local community depend on it for domestic and drinking purposes and the drainages at Thumana and near the post office in Thaketa, Ward 5. Our construction team went on the ground and started our implemen...
Jpeg Format   PDF Format Download PDF File Here Too Little Water  Addressing Water Scarcity in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project Download PDF File Here Too Much Water  Addressing Flooding in the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project
01 Dec 2020 - Source: Ecns - China launched an online information-sharing platform on water resources in Beijing on Monday as part of its efforts to help Mekong River countries address the challenges of climate change. The opening of the website comes as the Lancang-Mekong River Basin faces esc...
ကဏ္ဍတစ်ခုတိုးတက်ဖို့ရာ ဒေသခံခေါင်းဆောင်များရဲ့ ဦးဆောင်မှုဟာ ဘယ်လောက်အရေးပါသလဲ။ ခေါင်းဆောင်မှုစွမ်းရည်ဆိုတာဟာ မိမိနှင့်အများလိုလားတဲ့ ပန်းတိုင်တစ်ခုအတွက် ခံယူချက်ခိုင်ခိုင်မာမာချမှတ်ပြီး ဘယ်လိုအခက်အခဲကြုံကြုံ ရည်မှန်းချက်ပန်းတိုင်ကိုရောက်ရှိအောင် ကိုယ်တိုင်တက်တက်ကြွကြွ ဦးဆောင်နိုင်တဲ့ အရည်အချင်းတစ်...
This module carries pre-training entry level assessment as well as hands on exercise manual on Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Geographic Positioning System (GPS) and some applications of these technologies on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) especially for hazard mapping, monitoring a...
About this Manual This User Manual was developed based on an introductory training on the application of Geospatial Information Systems conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Department of Agriculture staff stationed in the Ayeyarwady Delta. The training and this Ma...
07 Oct 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. ပခုက္ကူခရိုင်အတွင်း ဧရာဝတီနှင့် ချင်းတွင်းမြစ်ရေမှာ အောက်တိုဘာလဆန်းပိုင်းမှစ၍ ပြန်လည်မြင့်တက်လာခဲ့ပြီး မြစ်ကမ်းဘေးရှိ ကြက်သွန်၊ ငရုတ်၊ မြေပဲနှင့် ခရမ်းစိုက်ခင်းများမှာ ရေနစ်မြုပ်မှုကြောင့် ပျက်စီးမှုများ ဖြစ်ပေါ်နေကြောင်း တောင်သူများထံမှ သိရသည်...
30 SEP 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. Whirlwind across Myanmar may bring more rain in four regions and states including Yangon Region in early October, said Meteorologist Chit Kyaw. "The whirlwind started from the Gulf of Thailand on September 30 and it may cross Myanmar. It may bring m...
28 SEP 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. Ayeyawaddy River water level in Myitkyina on September 27 at 13:30 pm measurement reached 1094 cm and it may reach danger water level according to an official from Myitkyina Meteorology and Hydrology Department Naing Lin Htwe. Low lying areas in Myi...
22 Sep 2020 - Source: Mizzima - Three people have been killed with over 220 houses destroyed by strong wind, heavy rain and tidal waves due to the tropical storm Noul in three regions of Myanmar in the past four days, an official from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement told...

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