All articles for the topic: GLOF

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

This case study looks at how glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) affect 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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Addressing the Risk of Climate-induced Disasters through Enhanced National and Local Capacity for Effective Actions

Implemented in Bhutan, the principal objective of this project was to enhance national, local and community capacity to prepare for and respond to multiple climate-induced hazards in order to reduc

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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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