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Pakistan: Building flash flood resilience in mountainous regions

As flash floods hit Pakistan in February and caused damage over a wide area which also killed 29 people in various area in Peshawar, ICIMOD, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development and host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, tries to help communities in understand and adapt to the impact of human development and climate change.

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Mon, 11/03/2013 - 08:59

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Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck encourages secondary high school children of Thimphu to use modern geospatial tools

Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck inspired some secondary high school children from in and around Thimphu to learn about and understand climate change issues through interactive and fun-filled exercises using space technologies for practical day-to-day uses at a special youth event organised on 16 November 2011. Her Royal Highness has shown keen interest in this topic and was present throughout the morning’s session.

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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 18:19

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Pakistan expands glacier monitoring network

Pakistan is expanding its glacier monitoring network into the higher Himalayas to better assess climate change impacts in the upper Indus basin and related flood hazards. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, helped the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) establish on 10 June the country’s highest automatic weather monitoring station, costing US$ 20,000, at

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Wed, 17/08/2011 - 14:50

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Second NIDM/UN-SPIDER workshop in New Delhi

The second NIDM/UN-SPIDER workshop on ‘Space Technology Application in

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Tue, 05/04/2011 - 14:09

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7th Sentinel Asia System (SAS) Operation Training

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The purpose of the 7th Sentinel Asia System (SAS) Operation Training is to enable a large number of people involved in

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28/02/2011 to 04/03/2011

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Kathmandu

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Fri, 08/10/2010
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NASA Administrator launches SERVIR-Himalaya Programme with ICIMOD in Kathmandu

The SERVIR-Himalaya system is being launched today, 5th October, by Mr. Charles F. Bolden Jr., NASA Administrator, and Mr. Michael Yates, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator of USAID in Kathmandu. The SERVIR programme is designed to build the capacity of countries to use earth observation and geospatial information technologies in different regions around the world.

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Tue, 05/10/2010 - 14:38

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Flood mapping for Pakistan by the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development

ICIMOD has taken up rapid response mapping for the flood affected areas in three provinces with the support from Sentinel-Asia partners and the request received from UN-SPIDER SpaceAid to support SUPARCO, Pakistan.

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Tue, 31/08/2010 - 11:04

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