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The mock drill followed the installation of three community-based flood early warning systems (CB-FEWS) at selected sites along the Ratu River in late June and early July 2015. CB-FEWS are devices engineered to alert downstream communities...
ICIMOD introduces low-cost solar water pumping technology
Improving Water Management through Satellite Remote Sensing Applications
Promoting regional efforts to reduce flood vulnerabilities
Communities in the Koshi Basin start developing local Water Use Master Plans
will contribute to reducing flood vulnerabilities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) countries. In collaboration with the World Meteorological Organization
Winter 2014 was a particularly mild one in the Hindu Kush Mountains, raising optimism in farmers along the Sai River in District Gilgit, Pakistan, for an early spring and a long growing season with rich harvests.
Bihar is India’s poorest state, and also the most flood-prone, with 73 per cent of its area routinely flooded by rivers from the Himalayas. floods impact over three-quarters of the people of North Bihar.
Community Based Flood Early Warning System
A step towards timely flood forecasting -- Satellite rainfall estimation comes to South Asia
Prototype of Community-Based Flood Early Warning System Installed at Godavari Knowledge Park
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is highly dynamic as there are many socioeconomic and environmental drivers of change at play, including climate change. The impacts of these changes challenge the resilience of natural and human capacities and
Activities range from developing a flood plain management system in Nepal, enhancing flood early warning systems operational in western Nepal and Bangladesh, and strengthening the regional flood outlook at ICIMOD.
Women learn to invest in flood preparedness
The Koshi River basin contains rich biodiversity and is a source of ecosystem services that sustain the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in China, India, and Nepal. The basin plays a key role in the irrigation of downstream areas and has
A training course titled “Application of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the Mapping and Monitoring of Glaciers” was organized in Afghanistan from 14-18 January 2017. The training was organized in response to the
ICIMOD Experts Share Knowledge on Flood Hazard Mapping Tools at Training in Bangladesh
We finally stood up. Our eyes were closed, our hands held in a circle. Our ears were pricked up to the tune of singing cicadas. Only the call of the cuckoo punctuated their song. We allowed ourselves two minutes to soak up the music.