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Dynamic Flood Topographies in the Terai, Nepal: Community Perceptions and Resilience (DISTAL)


Practical Action Consulting has been working with an interdisciplinary team from the University of Edinburgh, conducting innovative research to enhance understanding of the flood risk posed to communities in the Karnali river basin in Western Nepal. This brief outlines the findings and potential impacts of this research for strengthening flood preparedness and resilience for these communities who depend on the river for their livelihood and yet are vulnerable to devastating loss and damage caused by flooding.

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Collections Disaster Risk Reduction Influence and Impact
Issue Date 2017-10
Format Project
Rights Holders Practical Action