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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012
ICIMOD and Kathmandu University, Nepal, launched ‘Disaster Reporting’, an android application that enables users to report Disaster events along with essential information, such as impact and immediate relief requirements.
Module two of a certificate programme on climate change, which is part of Chitwan district’s 2073-2074 (2016-2017) annual programme, took place in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal from 15-16 March 2016. The programme was organized by the Chitwan District
The monsoon rain that fell incessantly from 11 to 14 August inundated Biratnagar, the industrial capital of Nepal. The city’s airport, the second largest in Nepal, remained submerged for over a week.
A new mechanism to be established for averting cyclone-induced disasters in Nepal
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
A project along the China-Nepal border aims to reduce the risk of disaster and to become an example of cross-border cooperation
Developing countries, especially poor and vulnerable populations in these countries, are disproportionately bearing the adverse impacts of environmental shocks and stressors. People are responding to these impacts with a mix of in-situ and ex-situ
ICIMOD Session at the International Disaster and Risk Conference Emphasizes Regional Cooperation and Integrative Risk Management
Partnership forum to reduce disasters in the Koshi River Basin
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
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 and
The Nansen Initiative is a state-led, bottom-up consultative process intended to build consensus on the development of a protection agenda that addresses the needs of people displaced across international borders in the context of drought, flooding
Japanese satellite receiving station for disaster response goes live!
security and water-induced disasters in the Koshi basin, specialists from the Koshi region gathered in Patna, Bihar on 4 February 2016 for a two-day forum. After years of devastating floods in southern Nepal and Bihar,
South Asia is home to about 21 percent of the global population, but has only about eight percent of the world’s annual renewable water resources. Population growth and urbanization are major drivers of change and increasing water stress in the
Knowledge Forum Lecture by Professor Walter Kaelin on Climate Change, Disasters and Displacement: The Nansen Initiative
17 April: Successful completion of ‘Space‐based information for disaster preparedness and risk assessment’ training and signing of MoUs