The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), have introduced the innovative ‘PrakopAlert’ mobile application intended to strengthen community resilience and preparedness.

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu has partnered with NASA and USAID to leverage space technology to monitor air quality and empower decision-makers.

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LHASKarnali provides estimates of landslide hazards with a foresight of up to one day in advance, contributing to improved disaster preparedness and response initiatives

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Addressing the challenges of unpredictable weather phenomena, the High-Impact Weather Assessment Toolkit (HIWAT) steps into the forefront, offering solutions that revolutionise decision-making processes.

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The Forest Fire Risk Outlook is based on the Canadian Fire Weather Index (FWI) System and uses the High-impact weather assessment Toolkit data to generate FWI for Nepal.

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Every year, the western region of Nepal faces the wrath of the Karnali River. As the rains fall and the river swells, floods wreak havoc upon villages, destroying lives, livelihoods, and property.

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Kathmandu, 15 May 2023: Forest fires across Nepal dramatically rose by 76.5% between January and April 2023 – when compared with incidents reported over the entirety of the previous year.

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Grantees join ICIMOD resource persons

We have awarded grants to four institutions to implement projects in Nepal and Pakistan under our SERVIR-HKH Small Grants Programme.

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A landslide on the right bank of the Bhote Koshi

Nepal faces a double whammy of floods and landslides every year. Often considered a secondary hazard, landslides are usually triggered by incessant rainfall falling upon hilly and unstable slopes in Nepal’s predominantly mountainous terrain.

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A false color composite of Sentinel-2

Bangladesh has the largest river delta in the world, which means much of the landscape is composed of alluvial floodplains. The northeast and southeast regions rise into small hills, and its river systems give life to coastal areas, wetlands, forests, fisheries, tea plantations, and industries.

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