In the coastal town of Khindan, the catastrophic effect of rising sea levels is all too apparent​​1 Nov 18 - Source: The Guardian - On a stiflingly hot morning, Daw Mya Htay rolls up her longyi, a Burmese sarong, ready to wade into the sea."The well used to be the centre of our village," Mya Ht...
​22 Oct 18 - Myanmar Times - While Myanmar has drafted policies and initiated projects to address climate change, more needs to be done at the state and regional level, said U Than Aye, retired deputy director general of the Department of Environmental Conservation.Projects have been drawn up w...
​19 Oct 18 - Myanmar Times - A comprehensive disaster management plan would go far in improving the lives of everyone in the country, said Vice President U Henry Van Thio. The vice president made the remark during an event to mark the UN's International Day for Disaster Reduction."If losse...
(17.10.2018): Weather is partly cloudy over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and a few cloud elsewhere in the Bay of Bengal.​No Flood BulletinMore Flood Bulletin: https://www.moezala.gov.mm/flood-bulletin%20
​Several Southeast Asian countries have this year been heavily impacted by natural disasters, and according to recent reports, the onslaught of extreme weather in the region is expected to continue for the foreseeable future16 Oct 18 - Southeast Asia Globe - Southeast Asia is likely to see an i...
​At MyanmarWater 2018, there will be two great panelist sessions on the stage. At first, each dedicated speakers will be present on respective topics and share their visions to the audience. Two sessions will be ​Sustainable Urban Water Management Wastewater Treatment and Environ...
​​The count-down has started – after a successful and exciting engagement day in August we are now ready to start the second edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge.Next month more than 40 students from 13 different Myanmar universities will actively participate in the 3 day 'Water in the...
​29 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - A depression may occur in Bay of Bengal in first week of October, according to weather forecast for first ten days of October by Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).Southwest monsoon is likely to withdrawal from Southern Myanmar areas (across the who...
​27 Sep 18 - Global New Light Of Myanmar - The mass death of clams that occurred in Pyarpinlahar creek and its vicinity in Tapyuchaing island, Kyaukmyaung village-tract, An Township, Kyaukpyu District, is not due to polluted water and the species of clam in question could have died due to exces...
​The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan was presented on 20 September, 2018. On behalf of NIVA, the Norwegian Institute for Water  Research, Ingrid Nesheim presented on how the project came into existence.The Bago River Sub-basin Management Plan brings ...
​19 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - TAUNGGYI- As the Techilek-Maesai creek in eastern Shan State started swelling due to heavy rains yesterday, shops in Thai-Myanmar border markets have been closed temporarily, according to the locals from Tarchileik. The torrential rain poured down since yester...
​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - MYEIK- Rehabilitation activities have been carried out as the Taninthayi River's water level decreased below the danger level and schools have reopened. The Tanintharyi Region and its surrounding villages suffered four times from Tanintharyi River floods durin...
​11 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Shwebo District in Sagaing Region has been hit by a untimely drought causing difficulty with monsoon paddy growing while outright leading some plantations to wither and die, according to local sources.In the district, the areas without access to a dam that have to ...
​7 Sep 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Taungoo – Water levels of Sittaung River in Taungoo and Bago River is swollen again for third time above its danger level on September 6, sources said.Staff Officer Myo Myint Aung from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Taungoo district said, "The water leve...

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