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Inception meeting on Establishment of a regional flood information system
>> An inception meeting on establishment of a regional flood information system was held in ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal from 23-25th June, 2010. The meeting was participated by five member countries of ICIMOD. The main objective of this meeting was to kickstart the next phase of the Regional Floods initiative and discuss in detail the implementation plan of the project.
Cyclone Nargis Hits Myanmar
>> On 2 May 2008 tropical cyclone Nargis hit the coast of Myanmar and devastated large parts of the low-lying delta region of the Irrawaddy River.
Application of Satellite Rainfall Estimation (SRE) in HKH
  • Validation and Calibration of RFE
  • GeoSFM modelling
    (June 2006 - ongoing)
Demonstration and Testing Phase

Hydrometeorological Data Sharing during the project Demonstration Phase - June to September 2005

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Satellite Rainfall Estimation (SRE) Components
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Floods in the Region: Links to News
>> Flooding, landslides kill 22 in Nepal
Author/Source :
Publish Date : Tue, 28 Jul 2009
>> 22 die as monsoon batters Karachi
Author/Source : Times of India,
Publish Date : Sun, 19 Jul 2009
>> Koshi River Floods in Sunsari and Saptari
Author/Source : Relief Web
Publish Date : Mon, 25 Aug 2008
>> 14 killed after heavy rains in India; death toll from monsoons rises to 79
Author/Source : Associated Press
Publish Date : Mon, 07 Jul 2008
>> 21 new lakes formed owing to China quake
Author/Source : Sify News
Publish Date : Mon, 19 May 2008
>> Bangladesh cyclone toll climbs to 3,447 dead--official
Author/Source : Agence France-Presse
Publish Date : Tue, 20 Nov 2007
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South Asian Floods
Water, Hazard and Environmental Management
ICIMOD, Nepal. Ph: 977-1-5525313
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ICIMOD collaborates with Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) for the South Asia Water Analysis Network (SAWAN).