Regional latest additions

The Hindu Kush Himalayas is sometimes called the “Third Pole”, due to having one of the world’s largest concentrations of snow and glaciers. But with the acceleration of the effects of climate change, the glaciers are retreating rapidly.
Stockholm Environment Institute
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2021
This paper quantifies the magnitudes of mass-wasting caused by the Asia Summer Monsoon, extreme rainfall, and earthquakes in the Nepal Himalaya.
Nature Publishing Group
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2021
This brief tries to establish an eco-hydrological perspective on floods. It suggests devising a policy response which considers four dimensions of hydrological interactions within the river-floodplain ecosystems – lateral, longitudinal, vertical and temporal.
Water Science Policy
New research provided an unprecedented assessment of how landslide distributions can be affected by extreme events, showing how the 2015 Gorkha earthquake also triggered thousands of landslides that caused additional destruction.
University of Plymouth
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2021
This paper is a summary for policymakers of the National Adaption Plan (NAP) 2021-2050 for Nepal. Climate change threatens to undermine the historical socioeconomic achievements of Nepal.
Nepal - government
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2021
This month’s Manchester Briefing offers an early definition of ‘whole-of-society resilience’ which aims to support the development of a shared understanding of this new term.
University of Manchester
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2021
This manual was developed for the Nepal Safer Schools Project (NSSP), which will increase the safety of vulnerable schools infrastructure in Nepal, increasing protection for tens-of-thousands of children and building resilience throughout their communities.
National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal Arup International Development Save the Children International Crown Agents
Two women walking down a plath carrying baskets, in Nepal
SEI researchers reflect on the role of international cooperation, the challenges faced in the Covid-19 pandemic context and what can be done to ensure developing countries are supported effectively to reduce vulnerability and build resilience.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Kathmandu main square flooded with water after heavy monsoon rain (2012)
This joint initiative aims to enhance the capacities of vulnerable groups and communities in three countries to cope with disasters by increasing their access to early warning messages and strengthening their ability to act on them.
United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
Two young women and a girl are busy washing dishes in the street of a village in Nepal
As groundwater depletes and climate change impacts strengthen, a rooftop system that catches, stores and filters rainwater is helping a Kathmandu Valley town beat thirst
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org