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RIMES, at the International Conference on Climate Change, Water Resources and Disasters in Mountainous Regions in Nepal

In order to address the issues of climate change in mountainous regions, an International Conference on Climate Change, Water Resources and Disasters in Mountainous Regions: Building Resilience to Changing Climate was convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, during 27-29 November 2013. RIMES’ Hydrology Team Leader, Dr. Dilip Kumar Gautam, presented a paper on “Comparison of rainfall-runoff models…

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RIMES launches its first Regional Training-Workshop on Iterative Risk Management for Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Practice

RIMES has organized its first Regional Training-Workshop on Iterative Risk Management (IRM) for Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Practice from 19-23 August 2013 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Campus. More than 20 participants from 11 different nationalities and with a very diverse professional background attended this 5‐day event to understand the iterative risk…

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Reducing natural hazard risks in low lying coastal zones: WMO-RIMES Project Meeting

    The Project Meeting for the WMO-RIMES Joint Project on “Reducing risks of tsunami, storm surges, large waves and other natural hazards in low elevation coastal zones” was held from 28-30 September 2011 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Conference Center in Pathumthani, Thailand. This joint project implemented by the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard…

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Iraqi Government Delegation visits Thailand’s Disaster Management System

  An Iraqi government delegation, including Iraq’s Honorable Deputy Minister of Science & Technology, Samir Salim Mohammaed Raouf, and the Honorable Deputy Minister of Environment, Hikmat Jebraiel Gorgees Shokah, led a 11 member delegation of senior Iraqi government officials on an learning visit on the Disaster Risk Management Systems in Thailand, during 14-23 August 2011.…

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