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Managing flood risks in the Hindu Kush Himalayas


This paper discusses flood risk in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region and the involvement of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in mitigating that risk. The paper specifically encourages the importance of flood forecasting with satellite imagery, infrastructure planning, and data sharing among the eight regional countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.

Keywords

  • Themes:Critical Infrastructure, Disaster Risk Management, Information Management, Space Technology
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Asia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/34371

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