Water induced disasters, flood hazard mapping & Koshi flood disaster of Nepal

In Nepal, disaster mitigation is considered as a humanitarian activity and more focus is given on post disaster activity. This report prepared for East & Southeast Asia regional seminar on flood hazard mapping, 17-19 Feb, 2009, Manila, Philippines. This report on the current situations of Flood Hazard Map (FHM) development in Nepal addresses how to make and disseminate FHMs effectively in the country.