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Koshi Basin Initiative

Devastating floods in Uttarakhand

Across the globe, so many people have seen visuals of or heard about the flooding event which occurred in Uttarakhand, ...

24 Dec 2020 Cryosphere
Remote-sensing and field validation confirm expansion of Tsho Rolpa glacial lake

Why monitor glacial lakes? Of the 3,624 glacial lakes in the Koshi, Karnali, and Gandaki basins, our

Stakeholders call for more transboundary cooperation to address disaster risk in the Koshi River basin

Earlier this year, the South Asian floods of 2020 were declared a humanitarian crisis when millions across the subcontinent were ...

New glacial lake inventory report released, 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes ranked

A new glacial lake inventory report has identified 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) within the ...

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 ...

7 Mar 2020 Blog
International Women’s Day 2020 #EachforEqual

As she struggled to get her wailing three-year old into her school clothes, Saraswati heard the milk hiss away in ...

6 Mar 2020 Blog
Thinking beyond Each for Equal

When I opened the newspaper in early February, a news article immediately caught my eye – “

19 Feb 2020 News
Addressing water stress in Ramechhap

Ramechhap District in Nepal is plagued by acute water paucity. Desertification and haphazard development activities have caused traditional ponds and ...