Community Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project (CFGORRP)


One of the major objectives of the project is to reduce human and material losses from Glacier Lake Outburst Flooding (GLOF) arising from the Imja lake which is shown in this picture.

Community Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project (CFGORRP) is a joint undertaking of the Government of Nepal, Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UNDP. The project is being implemented by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) as the lead implementing agency...Read More

Project Overview

Status:
Active

Project duration:
2013 to 2017

Geographic coverage:
Five Districts : One in High Mountain and Four Districts in Terai

Focus Area:
Energy & Environment

Implementing partners:
Lead Agency: Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM)

Collaborating partners:
Department of Soil Conservation and Watershed Management (DSCWM)
Department of Water Induced Disaster Prevention (DWIDP)
Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation(DNPWC)

UNDP Focal Point:
Anupa Rimal Lamichhane
Climate Change Programme Analyst
UNDP, UN House
PO Box: 107, Pulchowk, Lalitpur Nepal
Tel: 00-977-1-5523200
Fax: 00-977-1-5523991
Email: registry.np@undp.org

Project Focal Point:
Top B. Khatri
National Project Manager
Tel: 00-977-1-4248976
Fax: 00-977-1-4254890
Email: tbkhatri.cfgorrp@dhm.gov.np

Project Website:
www.dhm.gov.np/cfgorrp/

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