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Committee formed to fight against Myitsone Dam

Source: The Myanmar TimesDate: 23 March 2018​Singapore's Lien AID has been improving the health and well-being of remote communities in Asia by providing potable water and sanitation since 2006. The charity has been able to mobilise funds and technical skills to be able to deliver drinking water and...
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Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects embankment maintenance works in Nyaungdon

Vice President U Henry Van Thio inspects embankment maintenance works in Nyaungdon

At the Seminar on Resilient Urban Delta Development, organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yangon Regional Government,Dr. Zaw Lwin Tun Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI)Irrigation and Water Utilization Management De...
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Compilation of Presentations and Videos of World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw

U Than Soe, Director of the Department of Disaster ManagementMinistry of Social WelfaresAyeyarwady RegionPresented theActions and PlansWater related Disaster and ChallengesSuggestions at the Resilient Urban Delta Seminar, organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, National Water Resourc...
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Why Myanmar villagers still engage in illegal logging of mangroves

Why Myanmar villagers still engage in illegal logging of mangroves

Delta Macro: Rivers and EstuariesBy Willem Mak, Department International Development Netherlands Enterprise AgencyGovernment of the NetherlandsThe presentation was presented at  Urban Delta Seminar, organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yang...
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Fate of Yangon Water Bus depends on public

Fate of Yangon Water Bus depends on public

U Aung Myo Khaing, Director of Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems(DWIR) presented the "Setting the Knowledge Agenda for Water Security in the Urbanizing Ayeyarwady Delta" on the Urban Delta Seminar (14 February 2018), organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, ...
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Weather bureau warns depression may cause possible landslides, flash floods

Weather bureau warns depression may cause possible landslides, flash floods

The summary of "Myanmar Disaster Risk Management Project Concept" was presented at the Urban Delta Seminar which was organized by Embassy of the Kingdoms of Netherlands, National Water Resources Committee and Yangon Regional Government on 14 February 2018 by Michael Bonte Grapentin, Senior Disaster ...
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Monsoon flooding kills 3, displaces residents in Myanmar

Source: mmtimes, 18th October 2017The final draft for the Ayeyawaddy Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project, one of the major projects under a research and development program by the National Water Resources Committee led by vice-president U Henry Van Thio, has been received. A Master Pla...
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Villagers get diseases from waste-contaminated water

​Source: mmtimes, 26th October2017How many different ways can you measure a river? By its length and how many countries it passes through? The volume of water flowing along its course? The number of species it supports?Perhaps the most important – and largely overlooked – measure of a river is its v...
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Myanmar: Embankment of Zarmani dam burts, flooding 30 squatter houses

Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017WWF-MYANMAR is undertaking research on the sustainable use of Ayeyarwady River that could maximize its benefits for the country's economy and people living along the coastal areas.Link: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/wwf-myanmar-study-aims-sustainable-use-ayeyarw...
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Wateraid supports safer births in Myanmar

Wateraid supports safer births in Myanmar

This presentation by U Aung Myo Khaing (DWIR) indicate about advantage of inland navigation. In addition, some illustrations of disasters in navigation are also indicated. In the case of Myanmar, transportation of dangerous cargo on the river systems is a risky business and unsafe. The objective of ...
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