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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
Vast stretches of fertile floodplains of the Koshi basin is one of the most agriculturally abundant regions of Bihar (India) and Nepal that frequently suffers from significant flood and drought events attributing to low agricultural productivity,
The adverse impacts of environmental shocks and stressors will be disproportionately high in developing countries, especially among the poor and vulnerable populations. People will respond to these impacts with a combination of in-situ and ex-situ
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.
From the signing of the Partnership Agreement between the China-International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (CN-ICIMOD Committee) and ICIMOD during the board meeting in Kunming in November, the first ever CN-ICIMOD Steering Committee
This training aims to train relevant professionals from ICIMOD and selected partner institutions and SERVIR-hubs on sentinel satellite data analysis for various applications.
Nepal has a long history of farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) where farmers take sole responsibility for operating and maintaining their irrigation systems. In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved
A hazard is an agent that harms or damages life, health, property, or the environment. It can be either natural or attributable to an anthropogenic activity that results in imbalances in ecological cycles and ecosystems as a whole.
Forum reveals new possibilities for water induced disaster management in the Koshi basin
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who depend on its rich natural resources. It is also a multi-hazard environment, one of many in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), where floods, landslides, and droughts affect millions of
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,
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into development planning
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
Module two of a certificate programme on climate change, which is part of Chitwan district’s 2073-2074 (2016-2017) annual programme, took place in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal from 15-16 March 2016. The programme was organized by the Chitwan District