Enhancing flood resilience through livelihood adaptation

View from the field: Three examples of how livelihood adaptation has helped make rural Nepalese communities more resilient to flooding.

“The 2014 flood was worse than the 2009 flood but the loss and damage was less because people had learned from the earlier event.”  Dinanath Bhandari 


ICIMOD Steps Up to Save Lives in Pakistan

An new early warning system, installed by ICIMOD in Pakistan, protects mountain village communities from deadly glacial lake outburst flooding. This system is providing much needed resilience building for communities who's lives, homes and livelihoods are increasingly threatened by climate change. 


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