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Thematic Group Meeting held in Islamabad, Pakistan in July 2015.
Thematic Group Meeting held in Islamabad, Pakistan in November 2014.
The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards continued to map and
In the aftermath of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015, ICIMOD has been using its resources and expertise to support relief efforts.
Rajendra Bahadur Shrestha
Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya
Landslides are among the hazards that occur after an earthquake. Imagery of landslides and other natural hazards related to the earthquake are posted as they become available...
(but not limited to) natural hazards and risks (landslide mapping, GLOF risk assessments), urban planning, road construction, animal tracking,
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
Over the past decade, concern for the changes wrought on ecosystems and livelihoods by climate and other changes has prompted greater awareness of the importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,
The Indus Basin is shared by Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the upper portion resting in the Hindu Kush, Karakorum, and Himalayan ranges. The basin ranks among the most important in the world in terms of human dependence, supporting
Koshi Basin Programme News
Cryosphere describes elements of the earth containing water in a natural frozen state. This can come in the form of glaciers, snow cover, lake and river ice, permafrost, and seasonally frozen ground. The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is one of
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.