The impacts of climate extremes continue to take a huge economic and social toll on the people of Pakistan. The 2022 Pakistan floods have impacted more than 33 million people in different parts of Pakistan. Over 1,100 people, including over 350 children, have lost their lives, over 735,000 livestock have perished, 2 million acres of crops have been adversely impacted, and critical infrastructure has been severely damaged.
As follow up to the first Regional Knowledge Forum on Drought held in 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and ICIMOD, under the framework of SERVIR, are organizing the 2nd “Regional Knowledge Forum on Drought and Climate Services for Food Security and Agricultural Decision Making in South and Southeast Asia.”
Our SERVIR-HKH Initiative is organising a virtual training for young women from ICIMOD’s Regional Member Countries on empowering women in geospatial information technology (WoGIT).
Our SERVIR-HKH initiative has been collaborating with Bangladesh Forest Department (BFD) on institutional capacity building on Earth observation applications for forest carbon tracking. We are organising a follow-up training for seven participants, who attended the training on synthetic aperture radar data for forest carbon measurement and monitoring, on 8–12 August 2022 at the ICIMOD headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal.
In partnership with the Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE), Government of Nepal, USAID, and ICIMOD are jointly celebrating Earth Day 2022 on 22 April.
We are collaborating with the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to organize a training on air quality products derived from advanced remote sensing and numerical model forecasts.
Our SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH) Initiative is collaborating with the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), NASA SERVIR Science Coordination Office (SCO) and the NASA – Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center (SPoRT) on the implementation of High Impact Weather Assessment Toolkit (HIWAT) for the BMD.
Our SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH) Initiative is collaborating with Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), the NASA SERVIR Science Coordination Office (SCO), and the NASA Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center (SPoRT) to provide operational training on the High Impact Weather Assessment Toolkit (HIWAT) for BMD professionals.
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