Reduce Climate Change-Induced Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Chamkhar valley, Bumthang, Bhutan

DATE OF ENTRY

22 February 2011

PROJECT STATUS

On-Going

LATITUDE / LONGTITUDE

27.6418 / 90.6773

Funding Organisation

Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF)

Implementing Organisation

World Health Organization (WHO)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangkok 

The project will integrate climate risk projections into existing disaster risk management practices and implement capacity development measures. The project will demonstrate practical measures to reduce climate change-induced glacial lake outburst flooding (GLOF)risks from Thorthormi Lake, and facilitate replication of lessons learned in other high-risk GLOF areas, both within and outside Bhutan. Read more: Adaptation Learning Mechanism : http://adaptationlearning.net/bhutan-reducing-climate-change-induced-ris... Duration: December, 2008 - February, 2013 Contact:
Mr. Gernot Laganda, Regional Technical Advisor, Regional Centre 

Funding Organisation: 

Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF)

Implementing Organisation: 

World Health Organization (WHO)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangkok 

Contact Details

Project Type: 
Inter-Governmental