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Regioal GLOFs RISK reduction in the Himalayas initiatives update for May, 2008

by: Amber Masud   The Regional GLOF Risk Reduction Project, funded by DIPECHO and UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Preventionand Recovery (BCPR), aims to address the risks posed by GLOFs in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region comprising India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan through strengthening non-structural and community-based approaches.   Update for Pakistan  ...

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Pakistan and China to collaborate in national parks

By: Zulfiqar Ali Khan Hunza, June 18: A joint committee has been formed during a meeting held at Kashghar, China to find out ways for possible collaboration between Khunjerab National Park and Taxkorgan Natural Reserve, China. The meeting was participated by high officials from Northern Areas and representatives of Ministry...

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Refresher Course for VECs concluded in Gulmit, Gojal

 By: Karim Tahir, Environmental Officer, PMAC Hunza, June 19: The Refresher course for the Master Trainers (MTs) of Valley Environmental Committees (VECs), Gojal conservancy has been concluded in Gulmit after 2-days extensive training sessions and group works. The course was organized by Programme for Mountain Areas Conservation (PMAC) as part...

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