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The Government of Myanmar launches the National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

The Vice President, H.E. U Henry Van Thio, the chairman of the National Disaster Management Committee launched the National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 August 2019.  


Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i)

Opening Remarks by Mr. Knut Ostby, United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (a.i) at Launching Ceremony of National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan  


National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

The National Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan was developed with funding support from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) and developed by the United…  


Yangon Region Government launches Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

Today, the Yangon Region Disaster Management Committee launched the Yangon Region Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan. The Plan was developed with funding support from the European Union and…  


Yangon Region: Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan

The Yangon Region Earthquake Preparedness and Response Plan aims to minimize damage to property, reduce injury and lives lost, and normalize the lives of those affected in a timely manner in the case…  


UNDP Myanmar - Annual Report 2018

In 2018 UNDP Myanmar finalised it new Country Programme Document (CPD) 2018-2022 and began implementation. The CPD has two main outcomes – governance and sustainable peace, and sustainable and…  


National Environmental Policy of Myanmar

The new National Environmental Policy provides long-term, strategic guidance for achieving a sustainable future for Myanmar. It requires the mainstreaming of environmental protection into planning and…  


President announces national environment and climate change policies to mark World Environment Day 2019

The Government of Myanmar today announced its vision for the country’s environmental protection and climate action, launching two new policies that will guide Myanmar’s environmental management and…  


Myanmar Rural Renewable Energy Development (RURED) Project: DRAFT Environmental and Social Management Framework

This draft Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) covers the “Rural Renewable Energy Development (RURED) Project” prepared by the UNDP as the GEF Agency in close collaboration with the…  


ADB, UNDP Renew Agreement to Accelerate Progress towards Sustainable Development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia…  

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