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Strengthening the Role of Media in Climate Risk Management

UNDP with the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) is organizing a two-day training on Climate Risk Information Management and Dissemination for 51 media personnel from the Dry Zone of…  

UNHCR and UNDP complete first assessments in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.  

Participatory Planning Will Benefit Thousands Across Rakhine

State Government and UNDP sign Letter of Agreement for a participatory township planning project to fund building bridges, roads, schools, and health centers and water supply systems that respond to…  

Workshop on Improved Case Data, Information Management and Reporting for Court Officials

Imagine how many courts across Myanmar could provide legal services to the communities if they had extra clerks and court officials available to staff legal aid desks at One Stop Shops, or to operate…  

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.  

Region and State Hluttaw Leaders Convene at the Third Leadership Seminar, find ways to improve effectiveness

Speakers and Deputy Speakers returned home to their State and Region Hluttaws (Parliaments), equipped with knowledge on how to better deliver on their strategic development priorities after a two-day…  

Water Pumps to Improve Irrigation for Dry Zone Farmers

Seventy motorized water pumps were distributed to farmers at a ceremony held in Shwebo Township last week. The pumps will help improve access and availability of water for irrigation to close to 3000…  

Government Officials Explore Ways to Strengthen Machinery of Government and Policy Development Processes in Myanm

A professional development programme on Improving the Machinery of Government and Policy Making for Better Service Delivery was conducted from 21 to 28 February in Nay Pyi Taw.  

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