28 Aug 2021 - Source: Stockholm International Water Institute - All over the world, people have been shocked by unprecedented floods, droughts, and heatwaves, hard on the heels of COVID-19. By now it should be clear to everyone that we need to build resilience faster. World Water Week 2021 offe...
The city of Yangon is one of the most vulnerable cities worldwide to climate change, suffering from widespread flooding during the monsoon while experiencing severe water shortages in the dry season. Starting in 2019, through a joint initiative of local and international par...
Event - 18-29 October 2021 — Online Learning from each other, sharing experiences, and inspiring action is a critical way for water and sanitation operators to improve their services and enrich the lives of the people they serve. A spirit of collaboration and solidarity is at the heart of the Global...
The principal users of The Sphere Handbook are practitioners involved in planning, managing or implementing a humanitarian response. This includes staff and volunteers of local, national and international humanitarian organisations responding to a crisis, as well as affected people themselves. The H...
Since 2013, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department of Pavia University has been conducting an educational and research project in collaboration with the University of Mandalay (Myanmar), the second largest University in Myanmar. The project was initially funded through the Erasmus Mundus PA...
29 JAN 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times - Up to 58 villages in Mandalay Region is likely to experience water shortage in the coming summer months, said Region Rural Area Development Department's Director U Soe Than. The 58 villages will cover 10 townships including Taungtha and Nwartogyi townships,...
This report presents a spatial analysis conducted at global scale to identify areas of high suitability for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach. The study used multiple global spatial datasets, and the related data were arranged under three categories – wat...
ရေရှည်တည်တံ့သည့် ပတ်ဝန်းကျင် ရပ်ကွက်များတွင် ပျှမ်းမျှအားဖြင့် လူတို့သည် ပိုကျန်းမာလေ့ရှိပြီး ကလေးများသည် အပြင်ထွက်် ကစားလေ့ရှိသည်။ မကြာသေးမီ နှစ်များအတွင်း မြို့နှင့် မြို့ကြီးများတွင် စိမ်းလန်းစိုပြေခြင်း၏ အကျိုးကျေးဇူးများ နှင့် ပတ်သက်သော အချက်အလက်များ ပိုမိုရရှိလာသည်။ လူအများစုသည် ပိုမို စိမ်းလန...
International Water Management Institute – IWMI ၏ အထွေထွေ ညွှန်ကြားရေးမှူးနှင့် ၂၀၁၉ ဘူဒါပတ်စ် ရေညီလာခံ (Budapest Water Summit 2019) တွင် အဓိကဟောပြောသူတစ်ဦးဖြစ်သော Dr. Claudia Sadoff က "ရေကဏ္ဍပိုင်းဆိုင်ရာအကျပ်အတည်းတွေကို လျှော့ချဖို့ သိပ္ပံပညာ လုံလုံလောက်လောက်ရှိပြီလား" ဟု ထိုညီလာခံမှာ မေးခွန...
17 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Pyin Oo Lwin in Mandalay Region is expected to run out of water by the end of the month. The Pyin Oo Lwin Sein Lann Natural Environment Group plans to start distributing water this weekend to help the district's residents manage through the drought. The w...
16 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Infrastructure and electricity are priorities for discussion in the new Hluttaw. Only a few MPs from townships facing water stress raised issues of access to clean water. For their constituents, there is nothing as important as access to a reliable water ...
15 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times It has been nearly two months since the rain last fell over Yangon. Though many clouds have passed over the city, no precipitation has fallen from the sky. This is normal for Yangon, meteorologically-speaking. On average it rains for just over 4 days in N...
15 Jan 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times Mandalay's Pyin Oo Lwin district is bracing for the worst drought in history, said U Lay Myint Aung, leader of the Sein Lann Pyin Oo Lwin natural environment group. The district has been experiencing reduced rainfall in recent years with 2020 recording only half t...
14 January 2021 - Source: Myanmar Times The country's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, is considering building more dams to address the increasing water scarcity in the country due to less rainfall. U Myo Tint Htun, deputy permanent secretary of the ministry, said the proper use of...
11 January 2020 - Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation held a coordination meeting on water resources and measures to address water scarcity caused by climate change yesterday afternoon in accordance with the COVID-19 prevention directives in Nay ...

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