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Changing Perspectives on Flood Risk Management in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region - 6th World Water Forum
ICIMOD participates in the SAARC Working Group on Monsoon Meeting
Global Youth Forum on Mountain Issues and Sustainable Actions Sends Appeal to Rio 20 Delegates
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
Water Availability and Demand
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...
Over the years, the approach to natural disasters has changed from response and relief to risk reduction, with policy focusing more and more on building resilience and increasing preparedness among communities living in hazard prone areas...
Regional training on “Glacio-hydrological modelling using the SPHY model”
is prone to natural hazards. Climate change and its impacts exacerbate this susceptibility. Floods and flash floods are major natural hazards in the HKH and are catastrophic to downstream communities. Many rivers and
Regional Sharing Workshop on Assessment of Challenges and Opportunities in the Asia Pacific region for Rio +20
The Digital Agriculture Atlas of Nepal prepared jointly by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) will be launched on 26 August 2015 at Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu.
Koshi Basin Programme News
This course on Disaster Risk Reduction, co-organized by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Mozambique, and the Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC) is a three week course.
Since 2014, ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme (KBP) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal have been involved in collaborative action research to develop Water Use Master Plans (WUMP) at VDC level in three selected districts of Nepal namely
Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal
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.