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3 Sep 2020 News
At the ready for floods in the Koshi: CBFEWS orientation trainings during the pandemic

Even as communities reel from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, the threat of floods is omnipresent. Koshi River drains ...

24 Jul 2019 News
Partnering with private enterprise and communities to manage flood risk

Zarnash Bibi, a teacher from Pakistan says that flood early warning systems have put vulnerable communities at ease: “Earlier, we ...

22 Jul 2019 News
Fourth regional hands-on training on community-based flood early warning systems

Floods and flash floods in the Hindu Kush Himalaya cause considerable loss of lives and property, particularly during the monsoon. ...

24 Jul 2018 News
Communities in Four Countries Gear Up to Fight Floods

At least four communities across the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are better prepared to fight floods this year. Floods and ...

10 Jul 2018 News
Local Communities Take Ownership of Flood Early Warning System

ICIMOD, partners, and local governments have come together to save lives from flash flooding by installing eleven such community-based flood ...

3 Apr 2018 News
Gilgit-Baltistan partnership in disaster risk management: key effort in enabling mountain people understand and respond to consequences of climate change

ICIMOD, AKAH, and GB-DMA signed a tripartite agreement at a partnership-signing ceremony in Islamabad on 27 February 2018. The team ...

17 Apr 2017 CBFEWS
An Advanced Community-based Flood Early Warning System

Pilot testing of an advanced community-based flood early warning system with telemetry (CBFEWS with telemetry) was successfully conducted at Khokhana ...