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Koshi DRR Knowledge Hub

8 Feb 2021 GLOFs
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 GLOFs
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

22 Dec 2020 KDKH
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 ...

11 Nov 2020 GLOFs
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 ...

15 Jan 2020 KDKH
Disasters beyond boundaries: Experts agree on regional cooperation to build resilience in the Koshi basin

Water-induced hazards are common in the Koshi basin, and disasters can cross boundaries, as we saw with the late July ...

24 Sep 2019 KDKH
Country chapter for the Koshi disaster risk reduction knowledge hub to be developed

A recent UNESCAP disaster risk-focused report has identified transboundary river basins in South Asia as disaster hotspots. One such area ...