The perspectives of local marginalized groups upon water in the midst of COVID-19 in Myanmar

COVID-19 pandemic has been changing our day-to-day activities since the beginning. Water becomes an essential element, and access to clean water is crucial to reducing the risk of COVID-19. In addition, the regions where water insecurity pre-exists before the pandemic increased the need for clean wa...

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ဒီရေတောများတွင် တွေ့ရတတ်သည့် သဘာဝဇီဝစနစ်များကို သဏ္ဍာန်ယူတုပထားသည့် ပင်လယ်ရေကိုရေချိုအဖြစ်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း နည်းပညာသစ်

စင်ကာပူနိုင်ငံရှိ Public Utilities Board (PUB) သည် စွမ်းအင်အများအပြားအသုံးပြုရသည့် ပင်လယ်ရေငန်ကိုရေချိုအဖြစ်ပြောင်းလဲခြင်း လုပ်ငန်းစဉ်အား ပိုမို ထိရောက်လာစေရန် ရည်ရွယ်၍ နည်းပညာအသစ်တစ်ခုကို တီထွင်ဖော်ဆောင်လျက်ရှိသည်။ ထိုနည်းပညာကို တီထွင်ပြီးမြောက်သွားပါက နိုင်ငံ၏ ရေနှင့်စွမ်းအင် ဆိုင်ရာ ဖူလုံမှုကို မ...

Opinion: How do we adapt to an intensified water cycle?

Source: The Third Pole - By Aditi Mukherji - Crucial messages from coordinating lead author of the water chapter in the just-released IPCC report explain how we adapt to an intensified water cycle. In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its repor...

Groundwater-based water supply publication report

Global demand for water is projected to outstrip supply by 40 % in 2030. Groundwater can be a sustainable source of high-quality drinking water. Especially in a time where climate change, water scarcity, and droughts are frequent and increasing. Whether relying on a groundwater supply entirely, or a...

Webinar Announcement: Groundwater: protecting tomorrow’s resources

Source: IWA - International Water Association & IWA Specialist Group "Groundwater Management" will be hosting a webinar on Groundwater Day 22 March 2022 at 14:00 GMT Time. Target Audience: Water practitioners, water utility managers and operators, regulators, policymakers, and wat...

ကမ္ဘာကြီးပူနွေးလာမှု၊ ရေသံသရာစက်ဝန်းနှင့် သမုဒ္ဒရာ ဆားအငန်ဓာတ်ကြား ချိတ်ဆက်မှုများ

တိမ်တိုက်၊ ကုန်းမြေနှင့် သမုဒ္ဒရာများအကြား ရေချိုများ အဆက်အပြတ် ရွှေ့လျားလည်ပတ်နေမှု (တစ်နည်း) ကမ္ဘာ့ရေသံသရာစက်ဝန်းဟာ လူသားတွေရဲ့ နေ့စဉ်ဘဝမှာ အရေးပါတဲ့ အခန်းကဏ္ဍမှ ပါဝင်နေပါတယ်။ ဒီထိလွယ်ရှလွယ် စနစ်သည် သမုဒ္ဒရာမှ ရေများကို ကုန်းမြေဆီ သယ်ယူပို့ဆောင်ပေးခြင်းဖြင့် လူသားတို့၏ ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ကို နေထိုင်ရန်သင့...

“မမြင်နိုင်သော” မြေအောက်ရေကို “မြင်နိုင်အောင်“ ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း (GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE)

"GROUNDWATER - MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE" Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere "မမြင်နိုင်သော" မြေအောက်ရေကို "မြင်နိုင်အောင်" ပြုလုပ်ခြင်း။ မမြင်ရသောမြေအောက်ရေသည်မြင်ရသည့်နေရာတိုင်းမှာ အကျိုးသက်ရောက်စေ၏။ ကမ္ဘာ့ရေနေ့နှင့်မြေအောက်ရေ ။     ။ ကု...

To protect the world’s vital wetlands, we must invest in science

As the world prepares to celebrate World Wetlands Day, IWMI reflects on the transformative power of nature-based solutions to tackle climate change — and more. by Matthew McCartney and Lisa-Maria Rebelo, IWMI Source: IWMI - It is now widely accepted that nature-based solutions are imp...

Over-extraction of Groundwater reacts to water level declination toward Yangon sinking

CASE STUDY: Over-exploration of Groundwater reacts to water level declination, Building settlement, and Ground Elevation lower in Thamine, Mayangon TS in Yangon. Myint Thein, Groundwater and Wells Consultant Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. January 2022 1. Object  Firstly, the realistic bu...

Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021

The Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021 has been launched to mark the Ramsar Convention's 50th anniversary. Drawing on more than 30 major global and regional assessments and other recent scientific findings, the Global Wetland Outlook's (GWO) headlines are that: Wetlands are being lost at a...

What are the impacts of dams on the Mekong river?

Source: The Third Pole - By Tyler Roney - The Mekong river feeds jungles, irrigates crops for tens of millions of people, and supports the Tonle Sap lake – the most productive inland fishery on the planet China completed its first mainstream hydropower dam on the Mekong, the Manwan da...

Coming Soon: Htee City Smart Water Mobile Application

Background  In November 2018, the Yangon Region Government and the Government of the Netherlands agreed on a 3-year collaboration program of the Partners for International Business (PIB) - Urban Water Logistics for a Greater Yangon. In this program, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), Emba...

Death Toll in Myanmar Pagoda Festival Drownings Rises to 20

23 November 2021 - Source: The Irrawaddy - The death toll from a mass drowning during a pagoda festival in Mon State's Thanbyuzayat Township on Sunday has risen to 20 with the discovery of five more pilgrims' bodies on Monday. The bodies of four women and a man were recovered on Monday, accordi...

Rising Tide killed at least 15 people in Myanmar

21 Nov 2021 - Source: AFP - At least 15 people drowned on Sunday while crossing a flooded causeway in Myanmar to reach a Buddhist temple for a festival, rescue workers told AFP.The tragedy unfolded as thousands of worshippers tried to reach the Kyeik Hne pagoda, which lies on a rocky outcrop ar...

Pagodas Damaged in Myanmar’s Temple City due to Heavy Rain

22 October 2021 - Source: THE IRRAWADDY - Fourteen pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar's temple city, have been damaged by heavy rain, according to the Bagan branch of the Department of Archaeology and the National Museum. "Fourteen temples have sustained damage due to heavy rain over the course of ...

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