Landslide EVO

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Citizen Science for Landslide Risk Reduction and Disaster Resilience building in Mountain Regions

PROJECT PARTNERS ( INTERNATIONAL) : 

UK [Imperial College Londonu (Lead), University of Birmingham]
Austria [International Institute for applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Geological Survey of Austriau (GBA)]
Switzerland [University of Geneva]
Netherlands [Wageningen University]
France [United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)]

PROJECT PARTNERS (LOCAL) : 

Nepal Practical Action Consulting (PAC), Tribhuvanu University (TU), Society of Hydrologists and Meteorologists-Nepal (SOHAM-Nepal), Kathmandu Living Labs (KLL), Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM)

TEAM LEADER : Dr. Wouter Buytaert, Imperial College, London, UK

STUDY AREA : Karnali Basin, Nepal 

PROJECT DURATION : 1 November 2016- 31 October 2020

OFFICIAL LAUNCH DATE : TBD

PROGARAMME IMPLEMENTATION DATE : TBD

EXPECTED END DATE : October, 2020

INTRODUCTION :

The main aim of the Landslide EVO is to employ a bottom up participatory approach to increase resilience to hydrologically induced landslide and flood hazards in mountainous Western Nepal leveraging advances in in-situ/remote monitoring, vulnerability assessment, and polycentric risk governance, to co-generate locally actionable,knowledge and tools for disaster risk reduction and resilience building.