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Community Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction

Project Summary

Reduce human and material losses from Glacial Lake Outburst Flooding (GLOF) in Solukhumbu district and catastrophic flooding events in the Terai and Churia Range of Nepal.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Science, and Technology (MoEST)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
63,500 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,300,000 USD
Co-financing Total
20,352,510 USD
GEF Agency Fees
630,000 USD
Total Cost 26,716,010.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
31 May 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
27 Jul 2011
Concept Approved
25 Aug 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Mar 2013
Project closed