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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).

The main objective of the Platform is to deliver timely, credible, and actionable data and information for earthquake relief operations, and to support the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts...

The Himalayan region faces 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

An international team of experts supported by ICIMOD also examined the condition of Nepal’s most dangerous glacial lakes. Some members of the Task Force undertook a special assessment of the Langtang valley...

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

Responding to a request from the Ministry of Home Affairs, ICIMOD has deployed a task force made up of GIS and remote sensing experts to map clusters of settlements in earthquake-affected areas...

to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation and

In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...

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.

The Director General of ICIMOD, Dr David Molden, said that the Framework has been prepared primarily to provide insights into how to restore, revive, and revitalize livelihoods focusing on the various socioeconomic challenges towards a strategic

to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation

Handing out the Award, Esri President Jack Dangermond said ICIMOD was recognized for its contribution to the disaster response efforts of the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of the recent earthquake in the country...

“ICIMOD’s resolve and tireless efforts in the face of such devastation truly inspire us,” said Jack Dangermond. “Their work has already had huge impact and they continue to drive relief and recovery...

are a force for cooperation as they adapt to a changing climate 14 Apr 2017, Published in Nepali Times Policy makers, Experts & Youth accelerate cooperative Climate Action 14 Apr 2017 Experts, Policy Makers & Youth Seek

are a force for cooperation as they adapt to a changing climate 14 Apr 2017, Published in Nepali Times Policy makers, Experts & Youth accelerate cooperative Climate Action 14 Apr 2017 Experts, Policy Makers & Youth Seek

In the aftermath of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015, ICIMOD has been using its resources and expertise to support relief efforts.

When water levels rise in flood-prone rivers, villagers are increasingly able to react quickly enough to save lives and livelihoods – whether they live in Assam, India, or the Koshi River basin of Nepal, or, in the latest upscaling of a successful

Retreating Indigenous Bee Populations (Apis Cerana) and Livelihoods of Himalayan Farmers

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...

and easier to use. The operating cost, after the price of the pump itself, is essentially free. The added findings on gender equity could make them an even more realistic