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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).
ICIMOD shares results of glacial lakes studies
New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains
Australia extends its expertise in water resource management to Asia
Regional cooperation key to sustaining eco-friendly development in the fragile Hindu Kush Himalayas
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention
GLOF Risk Assessment in the HKH
Koshi Basin Programme hosts a National Consultation workshop in China and revisits its impact pathway to ensure common understanding and plan for knowledge management strategies and research uptake
A two day workshop on permafrost and glaciers was held 15-16 September at Karakoram International University (KIU) in Gilgit, Pakistan. The Permafrost Special Project and Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
Nepal is a country where mountain terrain covers more than 80 percent of its land area and is naturally prone to soil erosion and landslides. Landslides pose a serious issue. Not only do landslides impact land productivity due to loss of mountain
After the 5 July Bhotekoshi flood in Sindhupalchowk, a team from the HYCOS Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) visited Barahbise and talked with several people living and working along the Arnico
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
of water, loaded with debris and sediment, are much more hazardous and tend to affect more people than normal monsoon floods.
mass movements (landslides/debris flows), glacial lake moraine failures, and avalanches... READ MORE International efforts to identify post-quake hazards 09 May 2015 To date, the response teams have identified over 3,000 landslides, and