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GLOF Risk Assessment in the HKH
Using remote sensing imagery from Google Earth, experts identify flat areas of land, after which potential landing sites are chosen and mapped based on the proximity to affected settlement areas...
“ICIMOD’s resolve and tireless efforts in the face of such devastation truly inspire us,” said Jack Dangermond. “Their work has already had huge impact and they continue to drive relief and recovery...
On Sunday, 4 December 2016, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA), convened representatives from government, non-governmental organizations, academia, and
Knowledge generation and use
Handing out the Award, Esri President Jack Dangermond said ICIMOD was recognized for its contribution to the disaster response efforts of the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of the recent earthquake in the country...
The Himalayan region faces a greater uncertainty of earthquakes and question come to peoples’ mind on when, where, and how big. Science has not developed enough to predict earthquakes and even California in US is still struggling to develop
A project along the China-Nepal border aims to reduce the risk of disaster and to become an example of cross-border cooperation
Part of the climate change experienced in the Himalayan region is a result of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2), which can remain in the atmosphere and impact the climate for centuries.
ICIMOD continued to coordinate and rally the broad regional and international teams in the ongoing post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Nepal. The ICIMOD Task Force on Geo-hazards...
due to glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs). The glaciers, some of which consist of a
huge amount of perpetual snow and ice, create many glacial lakes. Most of these lakes are located
in the down valleys close to the
myheadlinez Glacial Lake Outburst Floods Threaten Tibet, Nepal 04 Oct 2016, Published in Elsevier SciTech Connect Glacial lake Floods threaten Tibet 21 Sep 2016, Published in tibet.net Glacial lake Outburst Floods threaten Tibet, Nepal 15
investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the earthquake
In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...
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