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ICIMOD holds 44th Board Meeting

ICIMOD became a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in February 2013.

Representatives from regional member countries, Independent Board Members, and representatives from ICIMOD donor organizations came together for the 44th ICIMOD Board meeting from 28 to 30 November

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 19/12/2013 - 14:58
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333

Nepal and India: Impacts of the 2013 Monsoon Floods

Cumulative 3 day TRMM satellite rainfall estimate

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, published an overview of the events following the heavy monsoon rains this past month in Nepal and India causing heavy flooding.

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Thu, 27/06/2013 - 08:21
latitude: 
27.3523
longitude: 
82.3535

Nepal: Remote Sensing Forest Fire Detection

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of smoke and fires (2012)

In early April 2013, an operational remote sensing forest fire detection and monitoring system for Nepal was officially launched in Kathmandu, Nepal, as the Himalayan reported.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 15/05/2013 - 16:15
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333

UN-SPIDER welcomes two new Regional Support Offices

Signing ceremony between UNOOSA and ICIMOD on 12 February 2013.

On the sidelines of the fiftieth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which took place in Vienna, Austria from 11 - 22 February

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/02/2013 - 10:27
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

Google helps track Nepal typhoid

KATHMANDU — Scientists announced on Monday they had combined cutting-edge gene sequencing technology with Google Earth to accurately map the spread of typhoid in Kathmandu for the first tim

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/10/2011 - 12:09
latitude: 
27.7029
longitude: 
85.3182

Epidemic in Nepal

A total of 17 diarrhoea-related deaths were reported by district public health offices (DPHOs) in Jajarkot, Bajura, Baitadi, Dadeldhura and Dailekh, with reports from the government, media and the

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Name: 
Epidemic in Nepal
Region: 
Nepal
Occurance Date: 
10/11/2010
latitude: 
28.8652
longitude: 
82.1714

Satellite to provide images of disasters

Satellite to provide images of disasters

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/10/2010 - 12:30
latitude: 
27.7029
longitude: 
85.3182

Wildfire in Nepal

Fire has ravaged several forests in Dang district in the past week. The fire has destroyed fresh sprouts and grassland in the forests. The steep terrain has made fighting the fire difficult.

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Name: 
Wildfire in Nepal
Region: 
Dang district, Nepal
Occurance Date: 
07/04/2010

Cold Wave in Nepal

Cold Wave in early January has claimed at least 18 lives in Nepal's southern region.

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Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
Nepal
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010

Floods in Nepal

Unseasonably heavy rains in western Nepal left a trail of destruction Tuesday(05/10/2009), killing at least 36 people and injuring several others, official said.

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Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Nepal
Occurance Date: 
05/10/2009