CBFEWS at Afghanistan

Community-based flood early warning systems (CBFEWS) are low-cost, community-run systems that are easy to run and repair; give speedy warnings when rivers rise; and are being piloted, improved, and operated through ICIMOD programmes across the Hindu Kush Himalaya. ICIMOD’s focus has been on developing and disseminating technologies that can be operated by communities themselves to…

Installation of CBFEWS at Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

ICIMOD has worked with communties all over the HKH to safegaurd the lives of over 200,000 people through the use of Community based flood early warning system (CBFEWS. With help from Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) and WWF Pakistan, CBFEWS was recently installed at Kharbachong, Ghanche district in Baltistan, Pakistan.