All articles for the topic: GLOF

Community-Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction in Nepal

A joint initiative of the government of Nepal, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) this project had the objective to reduce human and ma

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A local Nepalese woman carries home firewood in the afternoon outside of Braka, Manang, Nepal.

Glacial lake outburst floods: A shared risk across the Hindu Kush Himalayas

In this case study, explore how glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) affect the countries in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.

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Reducing climate change induced risks and vulnerabilities from Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in the Punakha, Wangdue and Chamkhar Valleys

This project was implemented in Bhutan between 2008 and 2013. Its main goal was to enhance the adaptive capacities needed to prevent climate change-induced disasters in Bhutan.

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Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Northern Pakistan

To address the increased Glacial Lake Outburst Flood risk posed by climate change, this project developed the human and technical capacity of public institutions  to understand and address immediate GLOF risks for vulnerable communities in Northern Pakistan.

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Preparing for glacial lake outbursts in Peru

School children practice their emergency response in Carhuaz, Peru. © PRAA project staff / CARE

Peru has one of the largest concentrations in the world of tropical...

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