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community-based flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the

Wetlands

National Training on Operationalizing Bangladesh’s National Flood Information System

Upgrading satellite-based flood forecasting with near real-time Jason-2 satellite altimeter data

Sixth Regional Steering Committee Meeting on ‘Establishment of Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region (HKH-HYCOS)’

Study of a satellite image of Tsho Rolpa taken on 17 May – five days after the nearby magnitude 7.3 aftershock – by NASA’s EO-1 satellite, and more recently by the Japan/U.S. instrument ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and

The success of ecosystem management interventions in Rauta VDC of Udaipur gained the attention of the organising committee of the World Environment Day 2016 of Government of Nepal which recognised the Dumri Thumka women’s group with an

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.

In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and

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,

A HI-AWARE team, together with local partners, undertook field visits to the Teesta and Gandaki basins in Nepal and India in the first quarter of 2015 to identify potential study sites as well as the major issues playing out in those sites.

Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal

Mandira Singh Shrestha

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.

ICIMOD shares results of glacial lakes studies

2016 Training Programme on Flood Outlook & Flood Modelling 02 May 2016 - 06 May 2016 Training course on Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing 02 May 2016 - 06 May 2016 Partners Training on Springshed

2016 Training Programme on Flood Outlook & Flood Modelling 02 May 2016 - 06 May 2016 Training course on Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing 02 May 2016 - 06 May 2016 Partners Training on Springshed

Glaciers

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Experts working across the Indus River Basin came together during a three-day policy conference 23–25 July 2014 in Islamabad to discuss the impacts of climate change on mountain people, and the challenges and opportunities for policy and action to