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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,
Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into development planning
Countries endorse post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
those working in disaster management. The interactive web
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
A project along the China-Nepal border aims to reduce the risk of disaster and to become an example of cross-border cooperation
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.
A new mechanism to be established for averting cyclone-induced disasters in Nepal
Partnership forum to reduce disasters in the Koshi River Basin
Integrated Water and Hazard Management
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
Knowledge Management and Communication
Participatory approach crucial for flood management
Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...
Japanese satellite receiving station for disaster response goes live!
ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.