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FIELDWORK AND WORKSHOP
SG 1: Reducing Climate and Environmental Risks
Action Area A: Managing Cryosphere and Water Risk
Koshi River Basin (Nepal)
16 May 2023 to
23 May 2023
Shailendra Shakya, Vijay Khadgi & Pradeep Dangol
As per the invite from the District Coordination Committee (DCC) Office of Rautahat District, Nepal, we are organising three events in Rautahat to discuss sustainability of the community-based flood early warning system (CBFEWS) at the local level, explore avenues for financial and technical support to improve resilience, expand the coverage of flood monitoring, and improve the accuracy of flood warnings provided by the device.
The flood monitoring device installed in the Lal Bakaiya River in Bara District in March 2023 will provide early warning information with a lead time of 1.5 hours about impending floods to about 262,000 people in its downstream who are vulnerable to floods in the Lal Bakaiya Basin.
This activity will be facilitated by Strategic Group 1: Reducing Climate and Environmental Risks, Action Area A: Managing Cryosphere and Water Risk.
16–18 May 2023: Training on CADRE with the Armed Police Force (APF), Nepal
Including lunch and tea breaks
Final practical exercise
19 May 2023: Stakeholders workshop for sustainability of CBFEWS
Venue: District Coordination Committee Meeting Hall, Gaur, Rautahat
We are organising this training on our SERVIR-HKH science applications for disaster preparedness and are strengthening flood early warning systems ...