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A step towards timely flood forecasting -- Satellite rainfall estimation comes to South Asia

Nepal is going through a phase of economic development, and consequently, a lot of water resources projects are being planned and constructed. Unfortunately, the country still takes the conventional project-by-project approach to development, which

ICIMOD provided the flood outlook for various locations in Nepal to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM).


The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.

Koshi Basin Programme News


Countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, like Nepal, are highly susceptible to geo-hazards posing grave risk to settlements and infrastructures. This is where knowledge and specialized institutions can play a critical role by providing geo-information

The Institute of Water Modeling (IWM) in Bangladesh has developed a cost-effective information system that provides 8-day flood forecasting. The system provides near real-time information through web GIS...

media workshop calls for better understanding and increased attention on adaptation to climate change 20 May 2011 Hydrological and meteorological equipment handed over for Nepal's Kailash Sacred Landscape 12 Apr 2011 Consultation

safer food and fetches better income ICIMOD highlights Transboundary River Management agenda in Beijing 30 Aug 2016 Assessment tools manage water resources better 23 Aug 2016 Lessons from Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake Photo Story:

Forum reveals new possibilities for water induced disaster management in the Koshi basin

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A joint development initiative of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), SERVIR works in partnership with leading regional organisations worldwide to help developing

Using spaceborne SAR in synergy with other methods for forest above-ground biomass assessment in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) Region

What do butterflies, rising rivers, unstable mountainsides, and the Sherpas of the Everest region have in common? All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for Mountain Development Award, which

2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?

Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention