Sentinel Asia Jaxa Mini Project 2015-16 Phase I – Nepa

Geoinformatics Center (GIC) of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), conducted a kick-off workshop of the Mini-Project (Phase I) on Utilization of Remote Sensing and GIS for flood risk management on 11th October 2015 at Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Nepal. The program was sponsored by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Followed by the workshop, discussions were held to finalize the methodology and the study area and to collect data from local organizations for the analysis.

There were about 26 participants in the workshop from different agencies related to disaster management in Nepal. including Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Department of Water Induced Disaster Prevention (DWIDP), Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Association for the Development of Environment and People in Transition-Nepal (ADAPT-Nepal) and Practical Action Nepal.