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The Institute of Water Modeling (IWM) in Bangladesh has developed a cost-effective information system that provides 8-day flood forecasting. The system provides near real-time information through web GIS...
The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is ecologically fragile and highly vulnerable to natural disasters. Nepal is one among the eight countries that lie in the HKH region...
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...
When our HIAWARE research team visited the small Bihari village in early February, we found Chharki’s streets lined with bamboo cottages topped with thatched roofs. Outside, women and children loitered. Very few men were visible. The children,
Bangladesh is one of the world
system to support disaster prevention and flood management in the HKH region, ICIMOD is working on the HKH- HYCOS project, being implemented in cooperation with WMO and funded
Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
Stories from the Koshi Basin
By the end of the year, ICIMOD had repaired broken weather stations, replaced broken sensors and solar panels, and continued its scientific work by conducting surveys of surface height change of the debriscovered Langtang and Lirung glaciers.
On 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
application for reporting disaster events 10 Jun 2015 How big earthquakes rattle spring dynamics 27 May 2015 Grave situation in Sindhuli as recovery begins 25 May 2015 ICIMOD provides relief to communities 25 May 2015 ICIMOD provides
application for reporting disaster events 10 Jun 2015 ICIMOD and Kathmandu University, Nepal, launched ‘disaster Reporting’, an android application that enables users to report disaster events along with essential information, such as
A week-long training on flood outlook was organized by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Thimphu, Bhutan, from 19-23 December 2016. The training featured a detailed, hands-on approach to hydrological and
The small grant and small scale application programmes were started in July 2014 with the aim to expand the network of organizations, universities, and institutions in the HKH region to improve capacity in evidence-based decision making...
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.