Assessment and mitigation of Akagera river avulsion

The Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RFHP) is currently under construction. Upstream of the project site, shortly before the former confluence of the Nyabarongo and Akagera rivers, an avulsion has occurred and the Nyabarongo river is now flowing directly into Lake … Read More

Proposed Landslide Risk Management Project – Preparing the Investment Feasibility Study

Support of ICEM in development and preparation of proposed investment project for landslide risk management in line with ADB and government requirements, including of all necessary studies. The project will reduce the risk of landslide events. Interventions are both structural … Read More

Development of recommendations for integrated watershed development and management plans in 4 provinces of Cambodia

Monitoring of weather patterns in Cambodia has, over the last decades, shown an increasing impact of climate change, leading to reducing water resources and respective impacts for the local population. Based on the conditions well described in the ToR, HYDROC … Read More

Developing Capacity for Climate Resilient Road Transport Infrastructure

Rwanda’s road vulnerability to climate-change has increased steadily in the last decades. This includes vulnerability to land erosion and landslides as well as flooding, resulting in road damage and service interruptions. The Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) is the main … Read More

NDRMP-Cons-01: Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Government Institutions

The project enhances the institutional capacity of ministries and line agencies for coping with natural hazards, such as earthquakes, landslides, mud flows, avalanches, floods and droughts to minimize the loss to human, property, and social and economic infrastructure. The project … Read More

Vietnam Scaling up Urban Upgrading Project (SUUP)

The project will strengthen integrated, risk-informed planning capacity of the seven project cities which are in the early stages of urbanization (Bac Lieu, Ben Tre, Long Xuyen, Soc Trang, Tan An, Vi Thanh and Vinh Long) to incorporate green infrastructure … Read More

Assessing Potential for Sand Dam Wadi Developments in Somalia

Water Practice wished to explore intervention options for implementation in the south of Somalia. As such, sand dam and sub surface dam site selection is crucial and the World Bank has undertaken a pre-feasibility study for developing wadis in the … Read More

Strengthening Somali Capacity to Address Disaster Risk Management

Somalia’s development challenges are enormous. Decades of conflict, political instability, persistent drought and famine have disrupted delivery of desperately needed services, devastated human capital and physical infrastructure, and contributed to systematic impoverishment and displacement of the population. In addition, Somalia … Read More

Technical Evaluation of Water Resilience and Disaster Early Warning Communication Measures in Marshall Islands

Targeted and evidence-based evaluation in partnership with existing national, regional, and community stakeholders and systems to strengthen and support the existing drought response coordination mechanism led by the RMI Government (i.e. the Emergency Operation Centre / NDMO and the WASH … Read More

Climate Change Adaption Modules for University Level Education

The overall objective of the project is the development of curriculum for a climate module for various study programmes for universities in Somalia. The designed climate module shall be designed for inclusion in study programmes referring to environmental and natural … Read More

Training and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping for Badakhshan Province

This assignment supports the “Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention” project with training and awareness raising measures for previously developed disaster risk maps. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Development of disaster risk map booklets with maps about floods, … Read More

SR-IUWASH Impact Evaluation: Hydrological Study Peer review

Peer review of the hydrological component (hydrological data collection and modelling) of a USAID project evaluation. The evaluation is examining the Sumur Resapan (SR) sub-activity of the USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (SR-IUWASH) project. Sumur Resapans are infiltration … Read More

Climate Risk, Vulnerability and Needs Assessment for Morobe, Madang, East Sepik, Northern and New Ireland Provinces of Papua New Guinea

The main objective of this assessment is to identify Climate Risks in terms of, principal climate hazards that affect the province and the extent of Exposure and Vulnerability in case of each climate hazard identified and, to prepare a Composite … Read More

Assessment of Early Warning Systems for inland and coastal flooding in Papua New Guinea

The purpose of this work is to assess the status of Early Warning Systems (EWS) and the emergency communication network for inland and coastal flooding and to provide recommendations for the improvement of the same and/or establish new systems. Specifically, … Read More

Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis

Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis of Somaliland and Puntland. The study aims to define the hydrological principles that should be followed for improved planning, operation, maintenance and management of water resources in Somaliland and … Read More

Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaption in Watersheds (ECOSWat)

An increased frequency for extreme weather situations due to climate change has been predicted for Thailand. For mitigating the risks and damages, ecosystem-based approaches do not play much of a role in water resource management practices yet. Within the scope … Read More

Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention Project – Improvement and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping

Flood risk modelling and mapping for the entire Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan based on a combined modelling / remote sensing approach, the development of detailed flood maps, development of guidelines for map use in English and Dari as well as … Read More

Recovering Living Conditions and Building Resilience of Communities Affected by the 2013 Floods in Cambodia

Study on community safe areas negatively affected by the 2013 floods. The overall purpose of the consultancy is to assess the condition and potential flood safety of identified community safe areas in flood prone areas in Sereisophon and Mongkul Borei … Read More

Disaster Risk Analysis and Mapping in Badakhshan – Phase 2

Disaster risk analysis and mapping in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan focusing on avalanche risk and landslide risk. The assessment and mapping covers the entire Badakhshan province. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Activities include ground … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique, Phase III – Development of a Flood Extension for the Zambezi DSS and Real Time Flood Forecasting Pilot

  The project expanded the Zambezi Water Resources Decision Support System (ZDSS: hosted at http://hydro.poyry.at/zambezi/) developed by Hydroc under INGC Phase II to include flood inundation mapping and zoning under a variety of potential development options and climate change scenarios, … Read More

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