Collaboration between government ministries, civil society groups, the police and public will be key to realizing the government's management plan, said Daw Khin Ni Ni Thein.
Waterways across the country at critical levels; Yangon to Mandalay train services suspended
The monsoon rains have flooded some 1,000 villages, destroyed roads and bridges, and forced 54,000 people from their homes over the past week.
Some 50,000 people in Myanmar evacuated their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains left villages inundated and swept away bridges.
The children were killed in landslides near Cox's Bazar and Ramu, a senior government official said. Three more people were injured and 1,000 were evacuated.
The government had ordered vessels back to port and prepared evacuation plans ahead of the storm, which soaked parts of the Philippines on Tuesday.
Thai soldiers, volunteers and members of a navy "seal" unit worked through the night to try to find the boys as the search entered a fourth day on Wednesday.
Nearly 400 houses were damaged in Yangon’s Shwepyithar Township by storm winds during the early hours of Tuesday.
U Pyae Tun, 78, was killed and his wife, Daw Saw Mra Oo, was injured when a tree fell on their house in Manaung Township on Tuesday morning.