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Location 12.5657° N, 104.9910° E 
Population 15.6 million with 20.7% urban
% Population in LECZ 23.87
Topography Rolling plains with the large centrally located. Tonle Sap (Great Lake) and the Mekong River and its delta rimmed with mountain ranges to the southwest and to the north. 
Climate The climate is tropical monsoonal with a wet
and dry season. The southwest monsoon is
from mid-May to early October, The average
annual mean temperature is around 25 °C.
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Primary Disaster Risks


Members of Myanmar Preparedness Partnership (MPP)

Government – Department of Disaster Management (DDM)

Department of Disaster Management (DDM)

In 1992, the State Law and Order Restoration Council transformed the Ministry of Social Welfare into the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement. In 2018, the Department of Relief and Resettlement under the Ministry was renamed to the Department of Disaster Management to conduct disaster management activities in accordance with global standards.

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Local Humanitarian NGO Network – Myanmar NGO Consortium for Preparedness and Response (MNGO CPR) Network

Myanmar NGO Consortium for Preparedness and Response (MNGO CPR) Network

MNGO CPR Network supports coordinating and networking among Myanmar’s non-governmental organizations on disaster preparedness and response.

Private Sector Network - Myanmar Private Disaster Preparedness (MPD) Network

MPD Network

MPD Network was established in 2016 and includes national and foreign private companies, business associations, and chambers of commerce in Myanmar. It seeks to strengthen the capacity of businesses and business associations in Myanmar to increase their resilience towards disasters.

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