UN-Habitat participated in the 2nd Earthquake Forum of Yangon Region

   13-14 July 2018, Yangon Technical University, Yangon According to its geological location, Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city is situated only about 30 kilometers away from the Sagaing fault. The population of Yangon is about 10% of the whole country and city contributes to almost one third of national GDP. Yangon, not only the economic engine

Handing Over of Multi-purposed Cyclone Shelter in Labutta

   12 June 2018 – A handing over ceremony of a Multi-purposed Cyclone Shelter together with an Overhead rain water harvesting tank and double unit toilet for Oo Yin Kone village of Labutta township took place on 10 June 2018. U Hla Maung Thein, Director General of Environmental Conservation Department, U Htun Hla, Parliamentarian of

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



Throughout 2016, UN-Habitat together with the Netherlands Creative Industries, launched five Urban Planing and Design projects in Tacloban, Philippines; Gaza, Palestine; Acra, Ghana, Mecixo City and Yangon, Myanmar. This was documented by Media HQ in seven compelling films that showcase the innovative approach of bringing a network of international expertise together in order to support