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Training in the use of satellite images for water management issues for officials in Myanmar

Training in the use of satellite images for water management issues for officials in Myanmar

HKV has received approval of Nuffic to conduct the training ‘Multi-level capacity building on river morphology and flood risk using state-of-the-art open satellite data and processing tools' in Myanmar. This training is a follow-up of previous trainings at Yangon Technological University for several universities and government entities held in 2018 and 2019 and the Dutch Risk Reduction-mission of September 2019.  Read more


Real Time Flood Risk Assessment

Real Time Flood Risk Assessment

Imagine that there is a risk of flooding. What are you going to do as a water manager, which action has the highest priority, which dikes have weak spots, which emergency measures should you take, which region should be evacuated? These topics are discussed during the final conference of EU project DRIVER + (18-20 February 2020, Brussels). HKV is present there with a "Real Time Flood Risk Assessment" stand. Read more


Training at Yangon Technological University

Training at Yangon Technological University

From 4 to 15 November, a training was organized at Yangon Technological University by Dutch companies HKV and FutureWater on the use of satellite-derived data for water professionals in Myanmar. The two week training was organized under the framework of the Orange Knowledge Tailor-Made Training (TMT) Program, funded by NUFFIC, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education. Read more