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A project along the China-Nepal border aims to reduce the risk of disaster and to become an example of cross-border cooperation
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,
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 year 2015 was a memorable year for many reasons. The earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May that affected Nepal and neighbouring countries also disrupted operations at ICIMOD. However, the way ICIMOD and its partners responded will be something that
ICIMOD continued to support, coordinate and rally the broad regional and international teams in the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Nepal. The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards continued to map and
Knowledge forum with Prof Jack D. Ives: Lessons Unlearned and Problems of Scholarly Research within a Political Arena
ICIMOD’s relief works this week focused in Kavre district, particularly in climate smart village pilot sites under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP)...
Production of Handbooks and Manuals for Independent Work
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...
Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), through its Cryosphere Initiative, recently organized a five-day training on using remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) to map and monitor glaciers in the
The lower Indus basin is susceptible to large scale flooding such as that of 2011. The upper Indus experiences various types of flash floods including glacial lake outburst floods...
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
Twenty-three Myanmar government officials were trained on ‘Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Monitoring of Glacier’ 25 - 29 July 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
The MyCOE / SERVIR Partnership project supports local, long term capacity building to use geography and geographic technologies for sustainable development initiatives and facilitates ways in which existing geographic data and tools may be applied