Retreat CoP

Retreat from flood impacts - where does it fit in the mix of options?

In Queensland, the township of Grantham was relocated from the floodplain to higher ground post the extreme 2011 floods. Where is that thinking or option in the current realm of options? There is a contiumn of solutions in the defend-adapt-reteat fra...
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Port of the Future Serious Game

Developed by Deltares, the Port of the Future Serious Game aims at raising awareness for the current policy-making challenges of ports, so as to support the port stakeholders in achieving sustainable development. The game applies a fictional but real...
Kandawgyi Lake tour

Guided Expert Tour of Yangon's Kandawgi Lake

Did you know Kandawgi Lake has a crucial role in preventing flooding of Yangon's down town areas?  Come join us on a tour around the lake, where we will discuss the Lake's ecosystem. Dr. Piet Filet, an expert in water management and flood resili...
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Resilience of people and places to natural hazards

A deep dive into the meaning of "resilience of people and places to natural hazards" – what does it look like & how can policy translate into action ​ In our various workplaces, the phrases "Resilience" and "Respond to natural hazards" are becomi...
Impact hub

Availability and Sustainable Management of Water

TWA hosted a seminar presenting the current prominent issues in Myanmar based water themes among the ecosystem of entrepreneurs. The people who are interested in water-related problems especially, flooding and water pollution attended and enjoye...
Dr Hans de Moel

Evaluating flood risk and climate change impacts

A presentation on the economic consequences of various adaptation and mitigation measures, with practical examples from New York and the Netherlands  by Dr Hans de Poel As part of a QUT collaboration of Professor Clevo Wilson, a visit from Dr Ha...
Damen Dredging Course

Dredging Equipment Seminar

Damen Shipyards organised a Dredging and Support Equipment Seminar in Yangon.  We supported this seminar in order to make forward the community of dredging that we have created in January 2018 when hosting a Community of Practice Dredging C...
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Adoption and Application of Water Futures

The Water Agency organised a Community of Practice session on Water Futures, held on Thursday 19 April 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.  Participants of this workshop came from:  Localand State GovernmentsWaterUtilitiesResea...
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Queensland Flood Community of Practice

In Queensland, the significant impacts of extreme flood events (2010-11 and 2013) has resulted in a focus for government agencies and communities to seek solutions that can provide long term benefits and enhance community resilience to future extreme...
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Brisbane SEQ WaterFutures - Design Charrette

The first of its type in Australia, South-East Queensland WaterFutures brought together 171 professionals over 5 days in August, 2016 using design thinking to collaboratively develop a holistic framework to issues around water in the region. Piet Fil...