Team GLOFCA

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Simon Allen

Simon Allen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkRQvmZ2wO4

Holger Frey

Holger Frey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebrHRRN7Tw0

Alessandro Cicoira

Alessandro Cicoira

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfpcWGc_iHQ Alessandro is an Environmental Engineer focusing on fluid dynamics and natural hazard management. He graduated in Engineering at the University of Trento, Italy, with a specialization about snow avalanches. During his PhD at...

Laura Niggli

Laura Niggli

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=betIBhgbQ-0 Laura Niggli is a project scientist currently employed at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and a member of the Research Group on Environment and Climate (EClim). She accomplished my studies in geography at the...

Kazakhstan Partners

Kazhydromet

Kazhydromet

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design Kazhydromet is a national institution with a monitoring network including water observation points. This government agency is also authorized to issue disaster warnings. Kazhydromet is actively involved in projects...

Kazselezashchita

Kazselezashchita

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design Kazselzashchita is a state agency under the Ministry for Emergency Situations with its regional departments. The agency focuses on disaster prevention and response for mudslides, avalanches, and landslides. It...

Ministry for Emergency Situations

Ministry for Emergency Situations

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design The Ministry carries out functions in the field of civil protection related to Disaster Management and Emergency Response against natural and man-made emergencies, the provision of emergency medical and...

Kazhydromet

Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design Department of Climate Policy and Green Technologies of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources is an institutional focal point for the UNFCCC in Kazakhstan. The Ministry has been consulted and has...

Krygyzstan Partners

Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences

Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design Kyrgyzhydromet under the MiniCAIAG is a non-profit scientific institution in the Kyrgyz Republic. Climate, water and geo-ecology are among the areas of CAIAG activity. The Institute has compiled and published a...

Kyrgyzhydromet

Kyrgyzhydromet

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design Kyrgyzhydromet under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan performs such functions as forecasting, modelling and research. Consultations were held with Kyrgyzhydromet during formulation of the project....

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design The Ministry is the state body responsible for DRR and emergency response in Kyrgyzstan. In the structure of the Ministry, there is the Department of Monitoring and Forecasting of Emergencies, as well as the...

Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Technical Supervision

Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Technical Supervision

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design The Ministry (former State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic) is responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with environmental policies and...

Tajikistan Partners

Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)

Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project DesignThe Aga Khan Agency for Habitat in Tajikistan is a member of the Aga Khan Development Organization. In order to respond to the growing hazards, posed by natural disasters and climate change, the Agency conducts...

Agency on Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan

Agency on Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project DesignThe Committee is a government agency tasked with disaster risk reduction and response. The Committee reviews and analyzes disaster risk assessments in the context of climate change, and has a department responsible...

Uzbekistan Partners

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project DesignThe Ministry is the central government body that manages and coordinates work in the field of civil protection, prevention and response to emergency situations, caused by accidents and natural disasters. It is...

Regional and International Partners

University of Zurich (Switzerland)

University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Relevance to Project / Involvement in Project Design The University has a wide profile and long-term experience in glacier lakes research, including aspects of their formation, assessment and monitoring, as well as in the field of GLOF modeling and assessment of...