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Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of rescue and relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
Flood maps illustrating village-level inundation have the potential to support BSDMA in several community-level risk reduction activities. Such information is crucial to the government’s smooth response to flood management as waters continue to
An international team of experts supported by ICIMOD also examined the condition of Nepal’s most dangerous glacial lakes. Some members of the Task Force undertook a special assessment of the Langtang valley...
ICIMOD continued to support, coordinate and rally the broad regional and international teams in the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Nepal. The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards continued to map and
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation
ICIMOD continued to coordinate and rally the broad regional and international teams in the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Nepal. The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards...
To date, the response teams have identified over 3,000 landslides, and assembled a database of over 250 identified landslides and other large mass movements, focusing specifically on those that were generated by the earthquake and its aftershocks...
ICIMOD’s relief works this week focused in Kavre district, particularly in climate smart village pilot sites under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP)...
Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...
The map uses L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) images from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Koshi Basin Programme News
Flash flood in Nepal causes loss of life and property
Improving Rapid Response Mapping and Information System
Japanese satellite receiving station for disaster response goes live!
After a massive earthquake, ICIMOD responded with data, analysis, relief, and government support in the Koshi basin