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Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these 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

ICIMOD partnered with the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) to create an online hub that streamlines information from multiple sources into a comprehensive National Disaster Relief and Recovery Information Platform (NDRRIP).

Amina Maharjan, agricultural economist, and migration specialist with HI-AWARE, participated in the 33rd ‘International Geographical Congress 2016’, held in Beijing between 21-25th August 2016.

The earthquake caused several secondary geo-hazards. More than 3,000 landslides occurred in the steep mountains and hills throughout the earthquake affected zone, posing additional risk to people and infrastructure (ICIMOD, 2015a).

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

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

effort to address Nepal’s post earthquake housing crisis, a new initiative is harnessing the country’s abundant bamboo resources to rebuild devastated communities and promote sustainable livelihoods. On 25 April 2015, a large earthquake left

The Government of Canada has so far provided $23 million in humanitarian assistance funding in response to the crisis, which has been directed to experienced humanitarian partners, including UN humanitarian agencies, Canadian NGOs and the

a greater uncertainty of earthquakes and question come to peoples’ mind on when, where, and how big. Science has not developed enough to predict earthquakes and even California in US is still struggling to develop reliable

25 April 2015 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the historic town of Gorkha. The earthquake caused numerous landslides and triggered avalanches that caused widespread damage, although much less than what would be expected

DG’s message on the launch of The Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha Earthquake-Induced Geohazards

Nepal Earthquake Swipe Map

Canada to help rebuild Nepal post catastrophic earthquake; offers $1.2 million investment 01 Mar 2016, Published in Firstpost Canada helps Nepal rebuild and prepare for future earthquakes 01 Mar 2016, Published in EarthLanka.net Planning for

Canada to help rebuild Nepal post catastrophic earthquake; offers $1.2 million investment 01 Mar 2016, Published in Firstpost Canada helps Nepal rebuild and prepare for future earthquakes 01 Mar 2016, Published in EarthLanka.net Planning for

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This national consultation workshop will introduce the new Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)-funded project in Nepal to the Government of Nepal, multilateral donors, the private sector, and civil society organizations. This project aims to

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal, launched the ‘Strategic Framework for Resilient Livelihoods in Earthquake- Affected Areas...

On 25 April, Nepal experienced a catastrophic earthquake that not only took the lives of over 8,000 people, injured over 22,000, and displaced over 100,000, it also affected the livelihoods of over...

Landslides are among the hazards that occur after an earthquake. Imagery of landslides and other natural hazards related to the earthquake are posted as they become available...