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Kachin State flood victims get relief assistance

13 July 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Officials from Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement along with governmental officials from Kachin State provided relief aids to flood victims in Kachin State yesterday. The flood water from the Ayeyawady inundated low-lying are...
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Floods hit low-lying wards in Myitkyina

13 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Low-lying wards in Myitkyina Township, Kachin State, are flooded as the water level of Ayeyawady River has reached 1,046 cm after the incessant heavy downpours in northern Myanmar. On 12 July, the natural disaster preparedness committee evacuated 107 popu...
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Water flows into lower areas of Kani

11 July 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Water is covered some villages located in lower areas in Kani Township, Sagaing Region since the evening of July 9 as water level in Chindwin River is increased, sources said. "Lower areas of Sinthay, Kyarmaw, Shwemyinmo, and Kachin villages are covered w...
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ကမ္ဘာ့ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလွဲလာမူ့သည် (၂၀၁၀)ခုနှစ်ဝှန်းကျင်ကစ၍ သိသိသာသာပြောင်းလွဲလာသည် အပူချိန်ပျမ်းမျှ (၃) ဒီဂရီ ဆဲလ်ဆီးရပ်စ်ခန့် အနေအထားမှာရှိနေပြီ။ မိုးရွာသွန်းမူ့သည်လည်း မမှန်ကန်၊မမျှတတော့၊ မိုးများသည့်နေရာမိုးများ၊ မိုးခေါင်သည့်နေရာမိုးခေါင်၊ မိုးခေါင်‌တော့ရေရှား၊ မိုးများသည့်နေရာရေလျှံ စသည...
Yangon presented with a flood hazard model

Yangon presented with a flood hazard model

07 June 2020 - Source: Mizzima A consortium of partners led by Royal Haskoning DHV from the Netherlands and that includes HKV consultants, Joy Brothers Engineering and Water Bridge Myanmar, presented a Flood Hazard Model (FHM) to representatives of YCDC last week, according to Thura Swiss. Funded by...
Yangon floods, and litter bugs

Yangon floods, and litter bugs

05 June 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times This year's monsoon has already reached across half of Myanmar, with last month's Cyclone Amphan also dumping hundreds of millimeters of rain across Eastern India and Bangladesh. Though the rainy days have been far and few between, the city is already witnessing ...
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Mandalay disaster response team to work with other groups in the north

20 Jan 20 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Mandalay Disaster Response Team has joined forces with other charitable groups in northern Myanmar to strengthen its ability to respond to emergencies in the region and neighbouring areas. The organisation was formed in 2016 with members of more than 20 charit...
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Disasters in 2019 highlight need for comprehensive mitigation programme

Myanmar can't escape from natural hazards, with earthquakes, landslides and floods claiming lives and destroying billions of kyat in property and crops. 20 Dec 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - People here are no strangers to earthquakes, with several destructive tremors shaking the country every year. T...
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Myanmar at risk from worsening climate crisis

14 Sep 19 - Source: Mizzima - The risks of climate change to Myanmar were discussed at a seminar for MPs organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Naypyitaw this week. The event held on September 9 gave MPs from seven Hluttaw committees a chance to discuss the issue with three ...
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National Disaster Management Committee receives aid for flood-afflicted regions

05 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - A ceremony to accept donations from the Road and Bridge B.O.T Entrepreneurs Association to provide aid to flood-affected regions was held at the Vice President's meeting hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.Vice President U Henry ...
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Monsoon death toll reaches 91, 65 injured

05 Sep 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Strong winds, heavy rain, flash floods and landslides brought about by the monsoon season that started on June 25 have killed 91 people, and injured another 65, the Disaster Management Department said on Wednesday. More than 200,000 people have been displaced by f...
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Floods damage over 9,000 paddy acres in Myeik

04 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Floods brought on by torrential rain have damaged 9,897 acres out of 81,523 acres of monsoon paddy cultivated in four townships of Myeik District, including Taninthayi Township, in the current fiscal year, according to the Myeik District Agriculture ...
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Heavy rain causes damages to roads, houses in Natalin

02 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - Heavy rain caused floods damaging roads, bridges and houses in the vicinity of Taung Nyo dam in the east of Natalin Township, Tharyarwaddy District, Bago Region.The floods left damage worth of over K42 millions and houses affecting 50 people in the t...
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Aid provided to flood victims, rice to be re-planted in Taninthayi

02 Sep 19 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar - The National Disaster Management Committee yesterday provided relief to flood victims and rice seeds to farmers to aid re-planting efforts on flood-affected fields in Taninthayi Township.At a meeting held for flood victims at the Taninthayi Town Hall...
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More than K9 billion required for flood prevention measures

27 Aug 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - To prevent farmland flooding, more than K9 billion will be needed to repair creeks and ditches that have silted up, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation. Creeks and ditches that have silted up cause water levels in rivers to rise, so...

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