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Roadmap for solid interventions to counter heavy monsoon rains in Yangon

image: Total rainfall in the South East Asia in the period of 1 to 12 August. In deep red the extreme rainfall in Myanmar. (source: NASA Earth Observatory)

The Yangon region in Myanmar is in need of a water management policy that leads to pragmatic solutions for the region’s big water challenges, such as floods caused by extreme monsoon rains. A roadmap that leads to such solutions was high on the agenda of a workshop held on 23 July that was attended by Yangon region ministers, Yangon city mayor and committee members and water experts from the Netherlands.

Read more on this PIB UWLY activity on the website of the Dutch Water Sector: link