9th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

The 9th local platform workshop in Yangon under the GGS Project was conducted on December 1, 2017. The main objective was to finalize the urban resilience action plan of the two pilot wards in Pazundaung Township and Tamwe Township. The workshop participants were members of the Disaster Management Committee and representatives from the Fire Service Department, the Myanmar Red Cross Society, and the schools in … Continue reading 9th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

8th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

The 8th local platform workshop in Yangon under the GGS Project was conducted on August 15, 2017. The main objective was to prepare the draft of the urban resilience action plan of the two pilot wards in Pazundaung Township and Tamwe Township. The workshop participants were members of the Disaster Management Committee of the two wards and representatives from government departments. Resource persons from the … Continue reading 8th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

Image Scenario Workshop in Yangon

For the last workshop under the joint research on Disaster Education, Prof. Rajib Shaw organized an Image Scenario Workshop which was participated in by 21 teachers and 55 students from the two pilot wards of the GGS Project in Yangon. The workshop was held in the conference room of the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) Building inside the Hlaing University campus on August 14, 2017. In … Continue reading Image Scenario Workshop in Yangon

Final fieldwork for joint research on risk perception and housing safety in Yangon

Dr. Glenn Fernandez, GGS Project Researcher, and Mr. Phyo Hein Kyaw, a PhD student of Yangon Technological University, went back to the pilot wards in Pazundaung and Tamwe townships to verify some details in the house drawings prepared after the full survey in October 2016. Continue reading Final fieldwork for joint research on risk perception and housing safety in Yangon

7th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

A two-day local platform workshop was held on June 15 and 16, 2017 at the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) Building. The objectives of the workshop were to provide disaster risk reduction (DRR) training to the participants and to form the Disaster Management Committee of the two GGS Project pilot wards in Yangon. The DRR training was facilitated by the Relief and Resettlement Department of Yangon … Continue reading 7th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

6th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

Toward the end of the first year of the implementation of the GGS Project, a local platform workshop was organized to discuss the progress and future activities in Yangon and in Kathmandu. The workshop was held at the Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) Building on January 26, 2017. The CEO of Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City (LSMC), Mr. Bharat Mani Pandey, and the Municipal Engineer of Karyabinayak Municipality, Ms. Shubha … Continue reading 6th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon