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Disaster Preparedness Pilot Project: Map series

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These maps were prepared as part of the Swiss Red Cross-funded Disaster Preparedness Pilot Project for the report ‘Seismic Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment’.  The […]

Disaster Preparedness Pilot Project in Bhutan: Seismic Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Report

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Since 2017, with the support of the Swiss Red Cross, ICEM has been supporting the Royal Government of Bhutan to enhance disaster preparedness by increasing […]

Preparing the Landslide Risk Management Sector Project

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Donor: Asian Development Bank  |  Partner: Tre Altamira and SEC GEOPRIBOR  |  Duration: 2019 – 2020  | Location: The Kyrgyz Republic

About: The Kyrgyz Republic is […]

Implementing Innovative Approaches for Water Governance in Mongolia

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Donor: Asian Development Bank  (ADB)  |    Duration: 2018-2019   |    Location: Mongolia

About: Mongolia is a vast landlocked country, bordered by China and Russia and comprising about 80% […]

Climate and Natural Disasters Resilience Project in Bac Kan Province

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Donor/Partner: AREP/AFD   |    Duration: 2018   |    Location: Vietnam

About: Bac Kan city is located in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. With a population of 57 […]

Geohazard Risk Management and Resilient Road Asset Management in Nepal

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Donor/Partner: World Bank    |    Duration: 2018-2019   |    Location: Nepal

About: In many developing countries, the construction of local roads, highways, and forest roads in river […]

Disaster Preparedness Pilot Project

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Donor/Partner: Swiss Red Cross (SRC)    |    Duration: 2018-2019   |    Location: Bhutan

About: The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) has adopted a multi-stakeholder approach to disaster […]

Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in Northern Viet Nam – Report Series

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Capacity Development Technical Assistance project Promoting Climate Resilient Rural Infrastructure in Northern Vietnam demonstrated how non-conventional engineering solutions can strengthen […]

Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia – Myanmar Component

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Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB)    |    Duration: 2017-2018   |    Location: Myanmar

About:The project will enable increased capacity building and knowledge sharing among selected Southeast […]

Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI): Community Mapping for Can Tho, Vietnam

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Donor: World Bank |    Duration: 2017   |    Location: Vietnam

About: Can Tho City plays a major role in the socio-economic development of Vietnam’s Delta Region. […]

Second GMS Corridor Towns Development Project: Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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Many towns and cities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are facing increased vulnerability and exposure due to climate extremes combined with rapid and unplanned expansion of urban population and infrastructure. These towns are susceptible to flooding, drought, storms and other natural hazards, which are likely to become more frequent and more severe with climate change. This will negatively affect human settlements and economic activities in the region.

Feasibility Study and Capacity Development for Strengthening Disaster Risk Management and Rural Resilience in Cambodia

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Donor / Partner:  World Bank (WB)  |   Duration: 2016-2017  |  Location: Cambodia

About: Typhoon Ketsana, which made landfall in late September 2009, was one of the worst storms to ever hit […]

Cambodian farmers planting rice