Country: Nepal

DemographicsNepal Population Report 2011Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in NepalDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebNepal’s risk rankingsWorld Risk Report 2012Risk profiles and dataClimate Change – Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping for NepalEarthquake hazard map of Nepal – National Seismological CentreUrban Risk – Urban risk profile for KathmanduUN-ISDR overview of disaster risk in NepalGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/nplNAPA site for NepalRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Nepal

COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework

The Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre invites the 2nd International Forum and Disaster Resilience on the topic: “COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework” Date: 3 July 2020 Time: 13:00 – 18h30 (GMT+9, Seoul Time) Connection: https://event.voiceboxer.com/event/rcnbtr/login      

Flood Resilience Alliance: Nepal Country Briefing

Nepal, with its diverse topography, is susceptible to a wide range of hydro- meteorological and geophysical hazards including landslides, glacial lake outburst floods, and earthquakes. The Ganga floodplains receive all the water flowing through the mountain corridors, bringing flooding and landslides in Nepal, and causing significant material and human losses every year. Objectives in Nepal: …

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Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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SURE Urban Assessment guidelines

The purpose of these guidelines is to document the process and rationale the development and implementation of the Urban Assessment (UA); providing guidance on how to carry out urban disaster risk reduction / resilience assessments.

Urban Assessment Tools

The Urban Assessment Tools are the list of tools proposed/developed by Nepal Red Cross Society and British Red Cross Society Nepal for use in vulnerability and capacity assessment in Urban areas.    

Participatory Campaign Planning for Inclusive DRR Knowledge and Messaging in Nepal

The Strengthening Urban Resilience and Engagement (SURE) program developed a Participatory Campaign Planning (PCP) process to improve disaster messaging and increase awareness of disaster risks and mitigation measures among vulnerable groups in Nepal.  The project included a series of interactive workshops to determine which messages and means of communicating would most effectively reach each of …

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DRR in Action Case Studies

Ensuring Global and Regional Commitments Translate into Local Level Action and Impact  Case Studies: Red Cross Red Crescent Disaster Risk Reduction in Action – What Works at Local Level   June 2018 DRR in action Case Studies https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/06/DRR-in-Action-Case-Studies-FULL-Final-v2-1.pdf