ICIMOD and Kathmandu University, Nepal, launched ‘Disaster Reporting’, an android application that enables users to report disaster events along with essential information, such as impact and immediate relief requirements.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) will be collaborating with the World Resources Institute (WRI) through its Global Forest Watch (GFW) initiative to develop a periodic forest cover monitoring system and to identify forest change prone areas that need critical management attention.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) hosted the SERVIR Hub Exchange Programme from 10–13 March 2015. During the week long programme, participants discussed and shared experiences in cloud-based automated flood mapping.
With the increasing frequency of natural disaster events across the globe, the role of space technology has now become integral in disaster risk management and in reducing the impact on lives and properties by providing timely information
A delegation from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) visited ICIMOD to discuss current and prospective areas for collaboration with ICIMOD. ICIMOD is implementing the Himalaya hub of SERVIR, a joint programme of NASA and USAID.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) successfully concluded a two-day midterm knowledge-sharing workshop on SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD participated in a day-long consultation meeting with forest managers in Nepal on 19 November. The objective of the workshop was to gather feedback on effective use of the information system for fire management during the upcoming fire season.
A three-day advanced training on remote sensing (RS) techniques ended on 7 November 2014. Participants learned about specific remote sensing techniques applicable to crop monitoring and drought early warning system.