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After the 5 July Bhotekoshi flood in Sindhupalchowk, a team from the HYCOS Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) visited Barahbise and talked with several people living and working along the Arnico
Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal
The small grant and small scale application programmes were started in July 2014 with the aim to expand the network of organizations, universities, and institutions in the HKH region to improve capacity in evidence-based decision making...
Floods are a major disaster in the Hindu Kush Himalaya during monsoon season. Timely and accurate mapping of floods is important for efficient and effective management of relief activities. It can help reduce loss and damage due to floods.
After a massive earthquake, ICIMOD responded with data, analysis, relief, and government support in the Koshi basin
“Extremes, not averages, more important in dealing with future water issues”
Using GIS to address water scarcity problem in Bangladesh
Early in the evening on 28 June 2015, Lemthang Tsho (Memari) Lake filled beyond capacity and burst over its embankment creating a glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF). This incident caused minimal damage downstream but other GLOFs can be catastrophic.
Anand Sharma is the founding director of Meteorological Centre (IMD), Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India. He has 25 years of experience working with the India Meteorological Department in various parts of India.
in Bhutan... READ MORE Landslide early warning system for Chittagong Metropolitan area, Bangladesh 24 Sep 2015 Abdur Rahim, a victim from the Lebubagan area, described the Landslide of 2007: “It rained continuously for a week and then,
This year we had 63 participants (53 male and 10 female) in ISAC Kathmandu. They included beginners as well as experts in the field of technology. The participants formed 16 teams; 10 of them worked on global challenges while the remaining 6
visit community-based flood early warning prototype 25 May 2015 A six-member delegation from UNICEF Nepal and Nepal Red Cross Society visited the prototype of Community-Based Flood early warning System (CB-FEWS) at ICIMOD Knowledge Park, Godavari
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
pilot Community Based Flood Early Warning System (CBFEWS) in Gilgit Baltistan under the project ‘Agricultural Water, Energy and Hazard Management in the Upper Indus Basin for Improved Livelihood’. READ MORE News Archive 2017 January
Using spaceborne SAR in synergy with other methods for forest above-ground biomass assessment in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) Region