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.

Interview on Kathmandu Post

Mr. Mahendra Man Shakya, Managing Director from SEE interviewed by Kantipur published on Kathmandu post. SEE would special thanks ICIMOD for their initiation and support for interview.

CBFEWS Caretakers in Alital Set the System Right!

The CBFEWS installed at Alital, Dadeldhura by Oxfam monitors the Rangoon River for generating flood early warning for downstream community at Jogbuda, Dadeldhura. Recently, the waterproofing sealant on the sensor developed a small porous leak which allowed moisture to seap through and cause leakage currents to pause the sensor operation. The appointed caretaker for the…