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Study visit of university students from Fukuoka to UN-Habitat, Myanmar

February 2018 With the coordination of the International Cooperation Study Program by Fukuoka Prefecture Government and the UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and Pacific ROAP, six students from different universities in Fukuoka including Kyushu University, Jo Gakuin University, Seinan Gakuin University, University of Teacher Education made a three-day study visit to UN-Habitat, Myanmar and its

Closing Ceremony of Training Course on National Level Carpentry and Masonry

   March 31, 2017 Closing Ceremony of 3rd National Carpenter Training, 2nd and 3rd National Masonry Training took place this morning under DFID funded BRACED project at Thuwanna Central Training Center, Ministry of Construction, Yangon Region. Training were jointly organized by the Ministry of Construction, Myanmar Engineering Society, National Skills Standard Authority and UN-Habitat, in order

Workshop on Provisional Findings of the Laputta and Pakokku Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments and National Training to conduct assessments

Workshop on Provisional Findings of the Laputta and Pakokku Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments and National Training to conduct assessments 3-4-5 October 2016 On Monday the 3rd, more than one hundred participants from States and Regions and National institutions participated at the presentation of the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance Programme (MCCA) and Environmental Conservation Department (ECD)

Strengthening Community and Institutional Resilience to Natural Hazards in Myanmar

    New phase of ECHO funded MCCR project “Strengthening Community and Institutional Resilience to Natural Hazards in Myanmar” launched on 15th August 2016 in Yangon with Inception Workshop. MCCR composed of 6 organizations; Action Aid, Plan International, Oxfam, HelpAge, UNHABITAT, and ACF will undertake this project aiming to increase the disaster resilience of institutions, lifeline

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A short step from improved WASH to healthier communities

“A short step from improved WASH to healthier communities” aims at providing communities with safe drinking water, improved sanitation and high-quality hygiene education to give them basic for healthy and productive life. The project will follow an integrated approach with Behavior Change Communication (BCC) focusing on zero open defecation (ZOD), and provision of safe drinking

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