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

Guidance Notes School Emergency and Disaster Preparedness UNDRR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

This publication addresses emergency and disaster preparedness as one important component of disaster risk reduction, which consists of actions intended to increase the copying capacity of people and make them more resilient to disasters. It is aimed at helping school administrators, staff, teachers and students to be prepared in case of emergencies and disasters due …

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Urban Y-Adapt Adaptation Cards

This is the first Y-ADAPT / Urban Action Kit climate adaptation card deck for urban climate adaptation inspiring solutions. This card deck has been created as a product of Climate Centre, Asia Pacific Urban Hub support, and designed by Asia Pacific Urban Hub Small Grants Red Cross Red Crescent Youth teams, fit-for-purpose for their urban …

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Nepal’s Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment Tool: a case study on strengthening disaster risk management

Nepal Red Cross Society volunteers and local people strengthen a breached embankment to prevent floodwater from entering their settlement. Photo by Nepal Red Cross Society Following Nepal’s move to a federal governance structure municipal governments have greater responsibility for disaster risk reduction and management. This blog looks at how a Municipal Disaster Risk Governance Assessment …

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1st Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Meeting Report

In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to bigger risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of change and have significant resources, skills, and capacities to bring together resilience efforts in their own …

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Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Roadmap 2021 -2023

The IFRC and member National Societies have been increasingly present and active in cities and urban settings to serve the most vulnerable people and have made valuable efforts in recent years to support the development of more resilient communities in urban areas worldwide. These achievements have been acknowledged and strengthened by the RCRC contribution in …

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1st Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub Meeting Report

In the context of a rapidly urbanizing Asia Pacific region, the number of people exposed to hazards, shocks, and stresses is increasing, leading to amplified risk and vulnerability. At the same time, people living in cities are themselves agents of change and have significant resources, skills, and capacities to bring together resilience efforts in their …

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