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Helping Communities to Save Lives and Reduce the Impact from Natural Disasters

Mon State in the south east of Myanmar lies sandwiched between the Andaman Sea to the west and the Dawna Mountain range to the east. On sunny days it presents stunning vistas, but during the rainy…  


Ravaged by floods in 2018 and 2019, communities in the Mon State show what lessons could be learned in getting people back on their feet  

UN Secretary-General's message on International Day for Disaster Reduction

"Reducing the economic losses from disasters has the power to transform lives and contribute greatly to the eradication of poverty." -- UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday's…  

Evacuation Drills Help School Children for Prepare for Tsunami

UNDP is supporting the government to strengthen preparedness for tsunami by providing tsunami education to school children.  

Simulation Exercise for Preparedness for Recovery

The Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement (MSWRR) in collaboration with ASEAN and, with support from the United Nations Development…  

Developing a new roadmap for making Myanmar safe and resilient

Today’s workshop developed a process for formulation of a new MAPDRR building on the accomplishments and synergies with other relevant action plans.  

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