Myanmar Water Hub

Asia Water Academy: Water, Environment and Climate Education Platform

Across the Asia region, millions of professionals from government, private sector and academia are working to address the region's many critical water, environment and climate challenges. But sometimes there seems to be a gap for the up-to-date theor...

WE are Water Education Program (Myanmar)

Southeast Asia has abundant water resources at the national scale. However, rapid developments and climate change are putting pressure on water resources and water-related risks. As such, there is an urgent need for capacity building and knowledge sh...

Bringing collaboration tools to Thaketa

In early April, The Water Agency team visited the Thaketa Ward 5 in Yangon, Myanmar to bring the water security collaboration tools to the community. The tools include the Htee City smart water application, water education cartoon...

Community Feedback on the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project

Thaketa Ward - 5 is one of the most water-scarce and flood-prone areas of Yangon which was ultimately chosen after careful deliberation given its strong and active community for the Thaketa Climate Adaptation Pilot Project, named the Yangon Htee City...

Launching of Htee City Smart Water Mobile Application for Android version

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 Gove...

TWA's Yati joined the Yangon Raincraft program experience sharing webinar

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 t...

Yangon Raincraft II: Strengthening the Climate Resilience of the Urban Community through Innovative Participatory Approach

Yangon Htee City is dedicated to the future of Yangon as a city in which all people work together to adapt to a changing climate. Since 2019, Yangon Htee City has been contributing to the improvement of urban climate resilience through tangible and p...

Why inclusive practices are important in water climate adaptation

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 iss...

Yangon Raincraft (Myanmar 2021)

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 lo...

Webinar: "Talks on Hydrology, Climate Change, Dam Safety and Eco-friendly Irrigation"

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 rive...

Creating a better Communication in the Water Sector through Myanmar Water Portal Platform

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 k...

Thaketa Climate Adaption Project Mid-Point Review

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 Ja...

Introducing Miss Shwe Yati Su

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, s...

Webinar "Flood Management from Various Perspectives"

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...

Thaketa Climate Adaptation Project: Phase-I Interventions

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 impl...