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For a country like Nepal, with extreme geological fragility and unsustainable development practices, landscape destruction is nothing new. Such fragility was further compounded by Nepal’s devastating earthquake in 2015 and caused a large number
This course on Disaster Risk Reduction, co-organized by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Mozambique, and the Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC) is a three week course.
ICIMOD and Kathmandu University, Nepal, launched ‘Disaster reporting’, an android application that enables users to report Disaster events along with essential information, such as impact and immediate relief requirements.
The action research explores how remittances can be used by households to improve their ability to prepare and respond to disasters and reduce vulnerability.
a three week course on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 25 January – 5 February
The SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme has spurred innovative ways to help decision makers do everything, from expanding banana production to monitoring forest biomass from the sky.
International Day for Disaster Reduction
reporting in Nepal is still paper based, which is time consuming and information is often outdated before it can be disseminated. A digital system is needed to make planning easier for those working in disaster management. The interactive
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
Countries endorse post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
In the early hours of 2 August 2014, a landslide occurred above Jure village, about 1.4 km upstream from the Sun Koshi Hydropower project’s intake site. In an instant, a 1.9 km long slope of land perched 1,350 m above the river bed collapsed,
Under HICAP’s communications and outreach component, GRID-Arendal and ICIMOD will hold a training workshop for journalists from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Kathmandu...
ICIMOD Session at the International Disaster and Risk Conference Emphasizes Regional Cooperation and Integrative Risk Management
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 and
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the