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Why inclusive practices are important in water climate adaptation
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
Social inclusion is utterly important in water climate adaptation. As technical approaches are still dominant in development projects, the locals live in the vicinity are often limited to include their knowledge and experience in tackling climate issues. True value of technical knowledge and expertise can only be seen when connected with local know...
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Launching of Htee City Smart Water Mobile Application for Android version
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
On 30th of March 2022, Htee City Smart Water App is officially released to the public with the aim of supporting a more Water & Climate-Resilient Community". Background Introduction 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...
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TWA's Yati joined the Yangon Raincraft program experience sharing webinar
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
Today, as the planet Earth has faced the consequences of Global Warming, people living in both urbans and rural have experienced the effects of Climate change like flooding and drought. Same as in Yangon, the major city of Myanmar, also no stranger to the impacts of unconditional extreme weather events and the annexation of climate change. For the ...
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Yangon Raincraft: Engaging Local Communities for Climate Resilient Neighbourhoods
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
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 partners, the Yangon Htee City program ("htee" meaning "umbrella" in Burmese) ...
Introducing Miss Shwe Yati Su
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
Hello, this is Yati from The Water Agency Myanmar. Her current position is the project consultant starting to join earlier this year. Since she has the background knowledge with civil, structural, water, environmental and Metocean engineering, she loves to work not only as a water consultant but also as an engineer to develop business, stakeho...
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Join The Webinar: "Talks on Hydrology, Climate Change, Dam Safety and Eco-friendly Irrigation"
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
From this webinar, you can get the information concerned with how to incorporate climate change impact into flood risk assessment; safe inflow design flood selection for dams; climate change considered hydro-meteorological response of particular river basin as well as how to apply satellite rainfall in hydrological application. You can also le...
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Creating a better Communication in the Water Sector through Myanmar Water Portal Platform
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
With the collaboration of Myanmar Water Partnership (MMWP), Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Development (IWUMD), Global Water Partnership and The Water Agency, the virtual webinar was successfully organized to promote and strengthen the knowledge and safety awareness of flood management from various perspectives to all the attended part...
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Thaketa Climate Adaption Project_Mid-Point Review
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
As part of the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project, mid-point review surveying throughout the Thaketa ward-5 community was carried out to asset the level of involvement as of project Phase I (November 2020). The survey was carried out 6th-9th January 2021 by on-site survey as well as via phone calls with the lead of the local staff from The Wa...
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Join The Webinar "Flood Management from Various Perspectives"
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
The objectives of the webinar are to strengthen the knowledge and awareness of flood management from various perspectives to the participants and to establish a network for the exchange of information related to this webinar's theme. Date - 3 January 2021 (Sunday)Time - 14:00 - 17:30 YGN TimeLanguage - MyanmarTo Join the WebinarMeeting ID - 948 210...
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Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project: Phase-I Interventions
The Water Agency
Water Hubs
The Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project takes place in Ward 5 of Thaketa, a township in the city of Yangon (Myanmar). In the pilot project, we are developing an innovative community-driven stakeholder participation process for designing and implementing different types of climate adaptation interventions. During the phase-I of the project, The...