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Women learn to invest in flood preparedness
Study of a satellite image of Tsho Rolpa taken on 17 May – five days after the nearby magnitude 7.3 aftershock – by NASA’s EO-1 satellite, and more recently by the Japan/U.S. instrument ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and
the different types of flood early warning systems in flood prone areas of Pakistan, three delegates from Pakistan visited the International Centre of Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and its community based flood early warning system
ICIMOD and Practical Action Join Hands to Improve Flood Risk Management
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.
The attention of a large number of scientists within Nepal and outside Nepal has been drawn to the potential secondary risks that might arise in the future. These geohazards include landslide‐dammed rivers, future mass movements (landslides/debris
prototype of Community-Based Flood Early Warning System (CB-FEWS) at ICIMOD Knowledge Park, Godavari on 16 April 2015. The purpose of the visit was to learn about the
Workshop on the Action Research Design to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities
Building Community Resilience to Flood Hazards Using Geospatial Technology
5th Regional Steering Commitee Meeting - Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH-HYCOS)
South Asia needs to enrich Regional Flood Information System urgently – Analysis
Decision support system for rapti river flood management.
Local Stakeholder Consultation on the Action Research to Build the Adaptive Capacity of the Migrant Sending Households in the Flood Affected Rural Communities
With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.
Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of
Basin has further increased flood damage. This new finding was based on a research by ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme partner AN Sinha Institute of Social Science (ANSISS) Patna, India. The research was highlighted in India’s largest
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
The action research explores how remittances can be used by households to improve their ability to prepare and respond to disasters and reduce vulnerability.