Climate Change Adaption in Myanmar (Facilitator Guide)

The overall aim of the training course is to build the capacity of national and local governments for integrating CCA and DRR measures into local development plans. The course modules are tailored to equip government officials with robust knowledge on climate change and its impacts in Myanmar, as we...

ကျိုးပျက်နိုင်သော စံချိန်များ (ထောင်စုနှစ် မိုးခေါင်ရေရှားမှု သင်ခန်းစာများ)

သြစတြေးလျနိုင်ငံသည် မကြာခဏ မိုးခေါင်ရေရှားပါးမှုသမိုင်းရှည်ကြာရှိသော နိုင်ငံတစ်ခုဖြစ်သည်။ ထိုနည်းတူစွာပင် ၄င်း၏ ရေစီမံခန့်ခွဲမှုအများစုမှာလည်း ရေရှားပါးမှုကို ကိုင်တွယ်ဖြေရှင်းနိုင်ရန် အားထုတ်ခဲ့ကြသည်။ မြို့တော်များ ရပ်ကွက်များ နှင့် အဓိကရေသွင်းစိုက်ပျိုးရေး စနစ်များ၊ အထူးသဖြင့်တန်ဖိုးမြင့်မားသော၊ ရ...

Clean up, waste clean up……. Saving Yangon river for an hour

River Clean Up Campaign was yearly organized at Botahtaung river front to give a message to the public becoming more aware of river pollution in Yangon river. with the collaboration of the embassy of the kingdoms of the Netherlands and Think Maritime Company limited, volunteers led by Yangon City De...

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...

သဘာဝတရားနှင့်လူသားများအား ပထမဉီးစားပေးလျှင် ဘာဖြစ်လာနိုင်သလဲ

Copenhagenမြို့သည် မြို့ပေါင်း၄၀၏မြို့တော်ဝန်များစုံညီပွဲတော် (C40 Mayors summit)ကို အိမ်ရှင်အဖြစ် လွန်ခဲ့သောလက လက်ခံကျင်းပခဲ့သည်။ ထိုပွဲသို့ ကမ္ဘာပေါ်ရှိသဘာဝပတ်ဝန်းကျင်အရေးအလေးအထားဆုံးနိုင်ငံများမှ မြို့တော်ဝန်များနှင့်မြို့ပြစီမံကိန်းရေးဆွဲသူပေါင်း ၁၀၀၀ကျော်တက်ရောက်ခဲ့ပြီး ရာသီဥတုပြောင်းလဲမှုဆိုင်...

Climate migrations in Myanmar

11 Jan 20 - Source: Mizzima - "We live in a part of the world that will be hit incredibly hard by climate change. The disruptions to agriculture and food security will be enormous. People will simply not be able to live as they are, where they are" Thant Myint U, 2018 "Climate Change" and "Migration...

Focus on drought mitigation before relief

7 Jan 20 - Source: Global New Light Of Myanmar By Maung Lu Aye Myanmar had abundant water resources, holding 16 per cent of water resources among the ten ASEAN countries and 12 per cent of all Asia. However, with diversity in rainfall, increase in population and population density, the rise of indus...

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...

မြေအောက်မိုးရေလှောင်ကန်စီမံကိန်း

ဟောင်ကောင်မြို့၏ တောင်တန်းများဝန်းရံထားသော "Happy" မြေနိမ့်ပိုင်းတောင်ကြား ဒေသသည် မိုးများချိန်တွင် မကြာခဏရေကြီးရေလျှံမှုများ ကြုံတွေ့ရတတ်ပါသည်။ ဟောင်ကောင် မြို့၏ ယာဉ်ကြောအကျပ်တည်းဆုံးနေရာတစ်ခုတွင် အများပြည်သူနှင့်စီးပွားရေး လုပ်ငန်းများအား အနှောက်အယှက်အနည်းဆုံးဖြင့် ရေကြီးရေလျှံမှုပြဿနာကို ဖြေရှင်း...

Myanmar’s earth champions raise awareness about climate change

Source: Frontier Myanmar Date: 3 Dec 19 A small and passionate group of young activists is working in diverse ways to raise public awareness about the threat Myanmar faces from climate change. By NICOLE TU-MAUNG | FRONTIER ON A Sunday afternoon in September, hundreds of people gathered on the cobble...

MP demands a parliamentary enquiry into the landslide in Thae Phyu Kone village

23 Nov 19 - Source: Mizzima - Mon State, Paung constituency lower house MP Mi Kun Chan demanded in a parliamentary session convened on November 22 that an enquiry should be held into the landslide that occurred in Ma Latt hill, Paung Township, Mon State. MP Mi Kun Chan said in parliament session, "I...

ADB provides $51.2m for all-weather roads in rural areas

15 Nov 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - The Asia Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$51.2 million to upgrade rural roads in Myanmar to become all-weather and climate-resilient, the bank said in a statement released on Tuesday. The bank said in its statement that the funds would be used for 152 kilome...

Donors pledge nearly $10 billion for UN climate fund

26 Oct 19 - Source: Mizzima - Developed countries on Friday pledged nearly $10 billion for the UN's flagship climate change fund, offsetting the impact of US President Donald Trump's decision to quit the Paris Agreement against global warming. "I am very happy to announce that we have closed this co...

Less flood damage to local paddy fields this year: MOALI

09 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Over 600,000 acres of paddy fields were flooded during the monsoon season this year, out of which 130,000 acres, or just 21 percent, were damaged, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MOALI). Of the damaged fields this year, just ove...

Experts say 70% of nation’s coral reefs are damaged

07 Oct 19 - Source: Myanmar Times - Local and foreign experts have warned that the country's coral reef cover has declined by 70 percent, but the actual figure is difficult to ascertain because of a lack of data. During a recent meeting to come up with a national action plan to protect sharks and ma...

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