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Experts for cooperation to reduce disaster risk in Kosi basin

4 Feb 2016, BSL

Experts from India, China, Nepal, Australia and Singapore on Thursday stressed the need for regional cooperation in the Kosi river basin in Bihar and Nepal, reports Business Standard. 'There is urgent need for effective use of knowledge to address reduction in risk of water-related disaster and vulnerabilities and to improve the livelihood in the Kosi basin,' said Dr Eklabya Sharma, of ICIMOD...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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