ICIMOD’s Community-Based Flood Warning System Receives a Global Award

RELEASE DATE

24 November 2014

The UNFCCC’s Momentum for Change announced International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) as one of the 2014 Lighthouse Activity Awards recipient for their Community Based Flood Early Warning System (CB-FEWS) in Eastern Brahmaputra River Basin, India. The CB-FEWS entails innovative use of ICT for communities to cope with effects of floods on real-time basis under ICIMOD’s Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). For more information, visit http://www.icimod.org/?q=15786