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VP U Henry Van Thio visits areas of landslide, flood in Mon State in support of rescue teams

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:24:00 +0200moi-gov-mm (en)

NATURAL Disaster Management Committee Chairman Vice President U Henry Van Thio accompanied by Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye, Deputy Ministers Rear Admiral Myint Nwe, U Tin Myint, U Hla Kyaw, U Soe Aung and departmental officials inspected natural disaster affect regions in Mon State.

Some cities around the world are sinking

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 20:54:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

By Khin Maung Myint. During our younger days, we knew of only one city that was inundated the whole year round. The thoroughfares are a network of canals instead of paved roads. At school, when we first came to learn about that city, we were astonished and wondered how people could live in such a place.

India monsoon floods kill at least 100

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 17:12:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

With rains predicted to worsen in coming days, the government ordered military teams to form rescue units and airlift food to stranded villages across Kerala, AFP reported. At least 48 people have died since Thursday in floods in Kerala, where the beaches and hill resorts are a major international....

Adapt to change to better manage extreme weather events

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 21:32:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

With the change in weather patterns, our people are experiencing the devastating impact of extreme weather events, including drought and floods. These changes, which have not been seen before, will soon become the norm, and it will require the cooperation of the Union Government and state and regional governments to uncover the reasons behind them.

Opinion: Mekong Region Needs to Overcome Drought Together

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:31:00 +0200khaosodenglish (en)

Key points: Thailand and other countries in the Mekong Region have been suffering more and more severe droughts for the past five decades. Not only do they need a long-term plan to cope with the ongoing crisis, but also require regional cooperation as well. By Dr. Liu Hui , China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research.

Water outflow from spillway at Kyeeohn-Kyeewa D... 2019/07/29 by Global New Light of Myanmar

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 21:15:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region, overflows 2.1 feet above its 340 feet mark yesterday. Photo: NyaungU. Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region, overflowed 2.1 feet above its 340 feet mark yesterday morning and officials put up green flags to notify local....

Officials distribute cash, aid in flood-hit areas of Minbya Tsp

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:23:00 +0200unionenterprise (en)

OFFICIALS distributed cash and relief supplies to flood victims in Minbya Township of Rakhine State on yesterday morning. U Tun Nyein Naing, the Chairman of the Minbya Township Natural Disaster Management Organization, and officials from the Rakhine State Government provided a total of K10.

Nepal: Medical Aid En Route as Deadly Flooding Continues in South Asia

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 04:59:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Medical aid bound for Dhulikhel Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, as the hospital's emergency response team works to reach patients in flood-impacted communities. By Dan Hovey. n the midst of continued flooding in South Asia, shipments of requested medical aid departed Direct Relief’s warehouse Friday,....

Inundaciones en el Sur de Asia dejan millones de afectados

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:50:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

. 0; Traducido por Mónica Gálvez - Fuente The Guardian - Foto por Manish Paudel / AP Más de 100 personas han muerto y millones más han sido afectadas por devastadoras inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra en partes del sur de Asia. Las fuertes lluvias monzónicas durante la semana pasada han....

Floods hit upper Myanmar as Ayeyawady River passes danger level

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:58:00 +0200globalnewlightofmyanmar (en)

Flash flood in the Maykha River causes erosion and landslides in Myitkyina yesterday. Photo: Kachin State IPRD. Over 10,000 residents evacuated in Myitkyina. The Ayeyawady River passed the danger level on 12 July as river water flowed into low-lying areas in Myikyina, forcing over 10,000 residents....

57 more cyclone shelters under construction in Myanmar's southern region

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 05:13:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

YANGON, July 1 (Xinhua) -- A total of 57 more cyclone shelters are being built in Myanmar 's Ayeyawaddy region in the event of natural disasters, the region's department of disaster management said on Monday. The 57 cyclone shelters under construction cover those in 13 townships, hit by the deadly cyclone Nargis in 2008.

Myitsone Dam Safe, Chinese Company Assures Kachin Lawmakers

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:41:00 +0200irrawaddy (en)

By Nan Lwin 25 June 2019. YANGON—The Chinese state-owned company behind the controversial Myitsone hydropower project in Kachin State last week tried to assure state lawmakers that the suspended mega dam on Myanmar ’s lifeline Irrawaddy River would not collapse despite its proximity to one of the country’s biggest seismic fault lines.

Myitsone Dam Safe, Chinese Company Assures Kachin Lawmakers

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:35:00 +0200irrawaddy.com (en)

By Nan Lwin 25 June 2019. YANGON—The Chinese state-owned company behind the controversial Myitsone hydropower project in Kachin State last week tried to assure state lawmakers that the suspended mega dam on Myanmar ’s lifeline Irrawaddy River would not collapse despite its proximity to one of the country’s biggest seismic fault lines.

Waste management in Myanmar Ensuring a safer and cleaner living environment in the densely populated Hlaing Thar Yar Township.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:51:00 +0200redcross-eu (en)

The industrial Township of Hlaing Thar Yar on the outskirts of Yangon is the most densely populated area in Myanmar , with an estimated 700,00 residents. When cyclone Nargis ravaged the region a decade ago, tens of thousands of people sought refuge in the township, where they have stayed ever since.

For the good of the community

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 20:58:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

“There we get to know what is the message for the day. Then we will set out for the houses in the camps to disseminate the message among the Rohingya people till 5:00pm,” she said. “We visit every house in my area and deliver messages on various issues. Now we are spreading the message on what to do in time of disasters.

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