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Earthquake in Nepal: Space community becomes involved

Approximately 6.5 million people were affected in the region (Image: HDX)

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and India with several aftershocks following on Saturday and Sunday. GDACS estimates that 6.5 million people are affected.

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Mon, 27/04/2015 - 16:05

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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EQ-2015-000048-NPL, EQ-2015-000048-IND, EQ-2015-000048-BGD, EQ-2015-000048-CHN

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25/04/2015
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Nepal: Raising awareness to fight fires through satellite imagery

A firefighter demonstrates water hose in Makwanpur district (Image: ICIMOD)

The SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, in collaboration with the Department of Forests (DoF) of Nepal, has conducted an awareness campaign at field level in the most fire prone districts of Nepal. 

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Wed, 15/04/2015 - 15:34

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ICIMOD: Contribution to International Space Apps Challenge 2015

Eventflyer (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Nepal, together with YoungInnovations, is organising a Hackathon: The International Space Apps Challenge in Kathmandu. It will take place this weekend from 11 to 12 April. ICIMOD is organising this event through its SERVIR-Himalaya initiative. SERVIR connects space to villages by generating geospatial information, including

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Fri, 10/04/2015 - 09:43

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Nepal: ICIMOD conducts workshop about rapid response mapping

Representatives from 20 agencies engaged in disaster risk management shared their experiences
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Fri, 27/03/2015 - 11:03

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ICIMOD conducts workshop on remote sensing for water management

ICIMOD and PCRWR are conducting a workshop on satellite-based remote sensing for water management

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, is co-organising a workshop with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) on using satellite imagery to better manage freshwater resources

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Thu, 19/02/2015 - 16:42

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Building Resilient Communities: Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The course Building Resilient Communities: Community Managed

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02/03/2015 to 11/03/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

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  • Nepal

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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

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ICIMOD: Closer collaboration with Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

Much of ICIMOD’s research focuses on the science of climate change&adaptation

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) of Nepal.

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Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:54

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Nepal: International Charter activated for landslides

SERVIR capturing flooding and landslides in India and Nepal on 26 June 2013

On 5 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of Asia

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Globalization and climate change have an increasing influence on the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people.

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