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Year: 2015
A disproportionate share of the global economic and human losses caused by environmental shocks is borne by people in the developing nations
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Year: 2009
The Kosi river breached its eastern embankment at Kushah in Nepal on August 18, 2008 causing havoc and misery to over 50,000 Nepalese and 2
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Year: 2009
The Chakhama Valley, a remote area in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, was badly damaged by the 7
Year: 2009
With its mandate to work on natural resource management, food security and livelihoods and its attention to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has played a leading role in sustainable mountain development for many years
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Year: 2009
There is little doubt that melting glaciers of Tibetan Plateau provide a key source of water in the summer months providing 70 percent of the summer flow in the Ganges and 50-60 percent of the flow in other major rivers
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Year: 2009
In northern Nepal, glaciers are receding
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Year: 2008
Global sources of change offer unprecedented challenges to conventional river management strategies, which no longer appear capable of credibly addressing a trap: the failure of conventional river defense engineering to manage rising trends of disordering extreme events, including frequency and intensity of floods, droughts, and water stagnation in the Hungarian reaches of the Tisza River Basin
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Year: 2008
In times of public danger such as natural disasters and health emergencies, a country’s communication systems will be some of its most important assets because access to information will make individuals and groups more resilient
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Year: 2008
Given current reported and projected trends in global environmental change, exposure to risk and vulnerability in mountain comunities could increase in coming decades
Year: 2008
This paper shows, through a numerical example, how to develop portfolios of flood management activities that generate the highest return under an acceptable risk for an area in the central part of the Netherlands
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