2019

Empowering vulnerable communities in Gilgit-Baltistan through Community Based Flood Early Warning Systems

Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) is home to 12 of the world’s 30 tallest mountain peaks, including K2 and Nanga Parbat. Near these peaks live some of the most vulnerable mountain communities. When small rivers and tributaries flood, their impacts on vulnerable communities are disastrous. Mitigating flood risk is therefore a much-needed intervention for disaster management.

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  • Pages:
    3
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2019
  • Publisher Name:
    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Publisher Place:
    Kathmandu, Nepal

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