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Celebrating World Habitat Day in Myanmar

      A commemorate event on World Habitat Day (WHD) was organized by UN-Habitat Myanmar in Yangon on Monday, 1st October 2018. Frist Monday of October is commemorated as WHD throughout the world as officially designated by the United Nations and first celebrated in 1986. The purpose of the day is to reflect on the ...

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Township Level Basic Disaster Management Course (Mingalar Taung Nyut Township)

  Under ECHO funded program “Building Resilience: Actions for Strengthened Institutions, Communities and Systems in Myanmar”, UN-Habitat, member of Myanmar Consortium for Community Resilience (MCCR), is conducting 5 days (17-21 September 2018) training on ” Basic Disaster Management Course” to township disaster management committee members and other relevant officials from Mingalar Taung Nyut townships. This ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Handing Over Ceremony for European Union funded Multi-Purpose Flood Shelter & Emergency Water tank and Concrete Drainage

    A Handing Over Ceremony of Multi-Purpose Flood Shelter, Emergency Water tank and Concrete Drainages took place on April 24, 2018 in Ward No.14 in Pakokku, Magway Region. The European Union funded Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (MCCA) Programme was designed to strengthen capacity in Government, private sector and civil society actors and to facilitate the ...

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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 ...

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