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A community-based flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the
ICIMOD session at the IDRC in Davos, Switzerland
Disaster risk reduction primarily focuses on mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015 – 2030) has identified four priorities for action: understanding Disaster risk; strengthening
User Consultation Workshop on Rapid Response Mapping and Information System
Monsoon season in South Asia has become a mixed blessing of late as heavy rains are needed for crop production, but also trigger floods and landslides that often negate the gains made through agriculture.
ICIMOD participates in the roundtable meetings on DRR in New Delhi, India
ICIMOD staff participate in the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on DRR
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).
Koshi Basin Programme News
Vice Chairman of Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA) with rank and status of a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Bihar, has served the Indian Administrative Service in various positions in Bihar and with the Government of
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...
In the fertile floodplain area of Sarpallo Village Development Committee (VDC), 270 kms east of Kathmandu, life is back to normal for local villagers in the waning days of monsoon. As a flood-prone area, Sarpallo villagers have faced summer floods