Publications

SCENARIOS FOR BUILDING LOCAL RESILIENCE PAKOKKU TOWNSHIP CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT (2016-2050) – (SUMMARY FOR POLICY MAKERS)

In 2016 the Myanmar Climate Change A lliance, comprised of UNHabitat, UN-Environment and the Ministry of Natur al Resources and Environmental Conservation, in collaboration with WWF and Columbia University conducted a detailed climate change vulner ability assessment of Pakokku Township. Pakokku is located in the western part of the central dry zone, on the west

CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR PAKOKKU TOWNSHIP, MAGWAY REGION, MYANMAR, 2016-2050 (MYANMAR: SCENARIOS FOR RESILIENCE BUILDING)

This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecological, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of Pakokku in relation to the present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that vulnerabilities in Pakokku are high and that changes in climate will require decision-makers of Pakokku to plan for greater amounts of rain within a shorter monsoon season, which will

CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF LABUTTA TOWNSHIP, AYEYAWADY REGION, 2016-2050: SCENARIOS FOR RESILIENCE BUILDING (SUMMARY FOR POLICY MAKERS)

In 2016 the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (MCCA), implemented by UN-Habitat and UN-Environment, on behalf of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, conducted a detailed climate change vulnerability assessment of Labutta Township, in collaboration with WWF and Columbia University. Labutta is located at the southern tip of the Ayeyawady Delta Area region in

CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF LABUTTA TOWNSHIP AYEYAWADY REGION, MYANMAR, 2016-2050 (SCENARIOS FOR RESILIENCE BUILDING)

This assessment analyzes the vulnerability of the ecological, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of Labutta in relation to the present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that vulnerabilities in Labutta are currently high and that changes in climate will require decision-makers in Labutta Township to plan for increased coastal flooding, warmer temperatures, more frequent extreme heat

Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerability of Hakha Township, Chin State, Myanmar 2017-2050: Scenarios for Resilience Building

This assessment analyses the vulnerability of the ecosystem, infrastructure, and socio-economic conditions in Hakha Township located in Chin State, Myanmar in relation to present and projected climatic conditions. It concludes that the current vulnerability of Hakha Township is high, and with the predicted changes in climate, decision makers in Hakha Township will need to plan

A Better World (Volume 5)

A Better World: Volume 5 outlines the concept, the main elements and the current international framework for assessing the progress towards SDG 11. It proposes a stepwise approach to further tailor national requirements with the overall goal of making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The following articles discuss the progress and

Myanmar Climate Change Policy (2019) – (ENG & MYA)

The Myanmar Climate Change Policy and the related Myanmar Climate Change Strategy and Master Plan (2018-2030) as a guiding policy and strategic framework are hereby adopted precisely to ensure that we take concrete, coordinated and sustained action over the long-term to transform Myanmar into a low-carbon and resilient country, which is able to develop in

Myanmar Climate Change Strategy (2018 – 2030) – (ENG & MYA)

The MCCS 2018-2030 has been formulated and adopted to provide a roadmap for Myanmar to strategically address climate-related risks, and also seize opportunities, over the next 13 years and beyond. The MCCS fully builds on the Myanmar Climate Change Policy’ (MCCP) principles and also upholds principles of: inclusive development, resource-efficient development, integrated development, results-oriented development. To

Myanmar Climate Change Master Plan (2018 – 2030) – (ENG & MYA)

The Myanmar Climate Change Master Plan (2018-2030) showcases the result of extensive in-depth sectoral consultations and bilateral discussions by line ministerial departments and enterprises, city development committees, research and academia, private and non-governmental organizations, civil-society organizations, development partners from national and international agencies, experts, technical working groups of Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (MCCA) as well

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