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Manifestation of Flooding & Land-Use Connections: A Case Study of Kathmandu

November 11, 2022 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm CST

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IDRO Friday Seminar

Manifestation of Flooding and Land-Use Connections: A Case Study of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal

Jiwnath Ghimire


Urban disasters are not sudden phenomena. They incubate over time with land-use changes and spatial growths. With hazard shocks (e.g., floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, etc.), incubating human and asset vulnerabilities are manifested in the form of losses.

In this presentation, Jiwnath Ghimire, assistant professor of community and regional planning, presents exacerbating flood disasters in Kathmandu Metropolitan City of Nepal, where land-use changes meet with changing monsoon patterns over time, increasing loss of lives, livelihoods and properties

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Part of the Friday Seminar Series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach, this event will be held via Zoom. To join the session, please click this URL to start or join.


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November 11, 2022
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm CST
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