Drought

  • Disaster & FloodingThe perspectives of local marginalized groups upon water in the

    The perspectives of local marginalized groups upon water in the midst of COVID-19 in Myanmar

    News Editorials Water Themes Disaster & Flooding River & Inland Waters Water Supply Myanmar Water Portal Thursday, 28 April 2022 Caption – From Seikgyi Khanayngto, Southern Part of Yangon City. People who relied on the pond water for year-round. Photo taken by Le’ Le” Myat (Researcher) COVID-19 pandemic has been…

  • EditorialsWater and disaster, what can be done?

    Water and disaster, what can be done?

    Photo by Muhammad Adimadja / ANTARA. Climate change has become a significant challenge in the modern world. What is its impact on water, and how should we react towards it? Click the right button to read more!  

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    BMKG Predicts Southern Indonesia Will Enter the Peak of Drought

    BMKG employees show a weather prediction chart at the BMKG Office Jakarta (ANTARA / Katriana) Source: Tempo.co Date: 31 July 2020 The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) estimates that southern Indonesia will soon enter the peak dry season. Through a written statement received in Jakarta, Friday, July 31, 2020,…

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    Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia

    Children of Raglai ethnic group in Ma Nới Commune in the south central province of Ninh Thuận, Việt Nam enjoy some fresh water after month-long drought that hit the region. Like other ASEAN member States, Việt Nam frequently suffers from long severe droughts. VNA/VNS Photo Thành Đạt 27 Nov 20…

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    Indonesia’s weather is a study in contrasts

    Illustration. Contrasting weather or climatic conditions witnessed in the country. (Photo by Arun Ganesh / Wikimedia) Source: ANTARA News Date: 27 August 2020  Indonesia is preparing anticipatory measures against extreme weather events as it is prone to hydro-meteorological disasters, such as flooding, landslides, and whirlwinds, in the rainy season and wildfires…

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    Extreme drought triggers water crisis in East Nusa Tenggara

    Illustration of drought (Photo by Seto Wardhana / JP) Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 1 September 2020 Five villages in Rote Ndao regency in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) are suffering from clean water shortages as a result of extreme drought.  Deskiel Haning of the Rote Ndao Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) said…

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    Drought leaves more than 100,000 short on water in Gunungkidul

    Tulungagung Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) personnel deliver clean water to residents of the East Java regency on Monday. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) estimates that several regions in the country will be hit by drought during the transition from the dry season to the rainy season. (Photo by…

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    Solving water scarcity making good use of the available structures and conditions in central dry zone of Myanmar

    “If the reservoir harvests rainwater to its full capacity, it can supply water not only to Kula village but also to the neighboring villages” by U Maung Maung Oo, a lead advocate of Natural Green Alliance (N.G.A)  24 July 2020 – Local knowledge is the main asset that can contribute significantly to national…

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    A Dramatic Shift in Myanmar Irrigation Water Management – Interview with Nyan Thiha

    Myanmar irrigation governance system has been encouraging the indigenous farmers’ cooperative participation in water governance in furtherance of equitable and efficient water accessible distribution in agricultural sector. A marvellous accomplishment of establishing user based participatory management association in Pywat Ywar pump based irrigation project (PYPIP) in the year 2019 then…

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    Indonesia’s latest natural disasters are a ‘wake-up call’, environmentalists say

    At least 160 people have died due to natural disasters in the first weeks of 2021.(Source: AP / Yusuf Wahil) Source: ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Date: 22 January 2021  Key points: Indonesia’s meteorology agency has warned of a potential increase in natural disasters up until March Activists say deforestation and environmental destruction…

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