This report is part of a broader study conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), in collaboration with the National Engineering and Planning Services (NEPS), and Myanmar Marketing Research and Development (MMRD) Research Services, under the 'Sustainable 2 management of water ...
3 Sep 18 - Myanmar Times - ​When it rains, it is a nightmare for Ma Su, who lives between 65th and Tharaphi streets in Mandalay. Heavy rain always causes flooding in the ward where she lives."Flooding always happens in the rainy season. Because of the floodwater, motorcycles often break down. I...
​1 Sep 18 - Mizzima - Floods from a dam breach in Central Myanmar has left four people dead and three missing, a ministry official confirmed Friday, the first casualties reported two days after a portion of the levee collapsed from heavy monsoon rains.The deceased were three men and o...
​31 Aug 18 - SWAR CREEK DAM, Myanmar (Reuters) - As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway and forced more than 63,000 people from their homes, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.The disaster spotlights safety concerns ...
​31 Aug 18 - Eleven Myanmar - Transport authorities had allowed Yangon-Bagan train schedules to restart after flooding occurred on August 29, which prevented the trains from operating. The trains will begin running again starting from August 30. But the trains running on Yangon-Mandal...
29 Aug 18 - Reuters - ​IN KYIN KONE, Myanmar (Reuters) - More than 50,000 people have evacuated their homes in central Myanmar after part of a dam failed on Wednesday, inundating communities and damaging a bridge on a major highway, officials said.The incident spotlights safety concerns ab...
29 Aug 18 - ​YANGON (Reuters) - Water breached a dam in central Myanmar on Wednesday, flooding a nearby town and two villages as well as a highway connecting the country's three most important cities, Yangon, Mandalay, and the capital Naypyitaw, the fire department said on its Facebook page.The...
​28 Aug 18 - Floods are continuing to occur in lower areas of Bago as water level in Bago River had overflowed for more than a month, sources said.Source: Eleven MyanmarWater level in Bago River increased for the second time starting from July 19 and some lower areas of Bago such as Zaing (sout...
​27 Aug 18 - Farmers in the central Myanmar are facing difficulty in growing seasonal crops as there is a shortage of water due to drought.Source: Eleven MyanmarFarmers in some regions in Mandalay, Magway and Sagaing have to rely only on rainwater to grow crops. Due to less rains, only farmers ...
​21 Aug 18 - Myanmar is ranked 2nd on the list of countries with the highest amount of dangers caused by water, said Dr Khin Ni Ni Thein, Secretary of the National-level Water Resources Committee Advisory Board.Writer: May Thin KyiDue to heavy rains, rivers and creeks are flooded with rain wate...
20 Aug 18 - Water level of Tanintharyi River has reached its danger level for the third time and locals are in dire need of assistance.Starting one month ago, Tanintharyi Township and its nearby villages were flooded and locals already face many difficulties as they suffered prolonged flooding ...
​18 Aug 18 - Authorities have opened more flood relief camps in Hpa-an as water level in Thanlwin River reached above its danger level starting from July 21 causing widespread floods to occurr, sources said."The river water level has decreased about one inch and will increase again if rain pour...
17 Aug 18 - ​In response to recent flooding in Myanmar, Convoy of Hope is distributing much need relief supplies to those who are affected. Across the country of Myanmar, thousands of homes have been severely damaged or destroyed leaving hundreds of thousands of people displaced.As resources ar...
​Source: Xinhua​Source Link: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1115440.shtml
​14 Aug 18 - Since 4:30 pm on August 13, high tide occurred in Botataung, Lamadaw township which are situated near Yangon port. Thaketa, Thigungyun, North Okkalapa, South Okkalapa, Pazuntaung, Mingalar Taungnyunt, Kyimyindaing, Hlaing Tharyar, and Taikkyi Townships are located close to Nga Moe ...

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