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Mandira Singh Shrestha

Shrestha is program coordinator and water resources specialist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Is Nepal prepared to deal with floods in light of COVID-19?

Published On: June 5, 2020 10:57 AM NPT By: Mandira Singh Shrestha

With the monsoon each year in South Asia comes the danger of floods. Communities in the Himalayan foothills brace for impact, with floods wiping away infrastructure, causing landslides, and resulting in loss of lives and livelihoods.