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Public Consultation on the Myanmar Disaster Risk Management Project
March 29, 2017Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), Myanmar

The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is working with the World Bank on the Myanmar Disaster Risk Management (DRM) project that includes improvements to urban drainage and retrofitting to public buildings in six townships of the Yangon Central Business District (CBD). To identify, manage and mitigate potential impacts from these works, the YCDC has prepared two safeguard documents:

  1. Environmental and Social Management Framework
  2. Resettlement Policy Framework

These documents provide guidance for the implementation of the project.


Objectives of the Public Consultation:

Present overview of the public consultation meeting

Present overview of activities during the site visit in the CBD

Review, discuss and obtain comments on the:

a. Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)

b. Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF)


Activity Chaired Time
Registration   9:00 - 9:30 am
Welcoming Remarks and Introductions YCDC
9:30 - 9:40 am


  • Myanmar DRM Components 2 and 3
  • Field visit and community consultations
  • Safeguard instruments:
    • Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)
    • Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF)
YCDC (EDRB and EDB) Representative
9:40 - 10:45am
Questions and discussion on the ESMF and RPF YCDC(EDRB and EDB) representatives 11:00am-11:50 am
Closing Remarks YCDC and World Bank 11:50 am - 12:00 pm
  • WHEN: Wednesday, March 29, 2017; 9:30AM-12:00PM
  • WHERE: Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), Myanmar
  • RSVP: Consultation participants should confirm via email to Khine Nwe Zin, kzin@worldbank.org, or by phone at 01-654824 by Tuesday, March 28, 5:00 pm (Yangon time).