Assessing Climate Change Risks in Chin State Towns

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MCCA, with ECD and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) undertook a scoping mission to three towns of the Northern Chin State (Falam, Hakha and Thantalang) with the objective of selecting one where to conduct one climate change vulnerability assessment. The town will be now selected and the assessment start immediately. But it … Read more…

New tool-box to learn about climate change adaptation in Myanmar!

MCCA Trainees at Hintada National Disaster Management Center learn about climate change

MCCA just finalized its new toolbox to learn climate change and disaster risk reduction issues in Myanmar! The toolbox includes: Training modules for a 5 days course [1. Understanding climate change; 2. Climate change impact in Myanmar; 3. Assessing climate change in Townships; 4) Planning for township resilience] A trainer manual, so that the training … Read more…

World Environmental Day, 2017

Nay Pyi Taw,5 June 2017, World Environmental Day “Climate change a threat to development” H.E. the President of Myanmar says. This is why Myanmar is “about to adopt the Myanmar National Climate Change Policy” and the related “Myanmar Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan” at the World Environment Day in Nay Pyi Taw today. MCCA … Read more…

Almost there, with Policies and Strategies to Address Climate Change in Myanmar

26 April 2017 – The Myanmar National Climate Change Policy was validated on 26 April 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw at the historic workshop high level national and state/region level authorities of Myanmar, in session with City Development Councils, the University, the Civil Society, the Private Sector and the Development partners. The workshop was organized … Read more…

Inviting your comments on the first draft of Myanmar National Climate Change Policy

We are pleased to share here the first full draft of the Myanmar National Climate Change Policy for your comments after four months of consultations. The Myanmar National Climate Change Policy is needed to provide high level guidance on how to integrate climate change in Myanmar’s national and development planning. It contains guiding principles, policy recommendations, … Read more…

Climate change to affect hundreds of people in Labutta: results of the vulnerability assessment 2016-2050

 In 2016 the Myanmar Climate Change Alliance (UN-Habitat, UN-Environment and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation) in collaboration with WWF and the Columbia University, and the Township Authorities and communities conducted a thorough climate change vulnerability assessment of the Labutta Township, Ayearwaddy Region. The township is located in the southern tip of the … Read more…