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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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Hidden Aftershocks: An Assessment of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Status and Needs of Earthquake-Affected Communities in Rasuwa, Nuwakot, and Makwanpur Districts

This report presents the results of an assessment of the psychosocial and mental health status and needs of communities in Rasuwa, Nuwakot, and Makwanpur districts of Nepal. The assessment took place between November 2016 and January 2017, approximately 18 months after the 2015 Nepal earthquake, and was conducted by Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal (TPO Nepal) …

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Lessons from inclusive community-based DRR in earthquake-affected areas of Nepal

This summary report highlights lessons learned and recommendations for others implementing DRR and resilience programmes in Nepal, drawn from an inclusive community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) project in four earthquake-affected districts. The project, run by Mission East with partner Save the Children and national and district partners, was funded through the European Commission’s Civil Protection …

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रातो पाण्डा चित्र कथा (कमिक) श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण

Red Panda Comic Series: Disaster Risk Reduction (in Nepali) अमेरिकी दुतावास काठमाण्डौं र नेपालस्थित अमेरिकी सहयोग नियोगको प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण कार्यालयले सन् २०१३ मा खासगरी भुकम्पिय जोखिमलाई ध्यानमा राखेर प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण सम्वन्धि यी ४-पृष्ठका चित्र कथाहरू सार्वजनिकरण गरेका थिए। नेपाली समाजको हरेक उमेर समुदायलाई ध्यानमा राखेर हजारौंका सङ्ख्यामा यी चित्र कथाहरू वितरण गरिएका थिए। …

रातो पाण्डा चित्र कथा (कमिक) श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण Read More »

रातो पाण्डा सार्वजनिक हितका सन्देशहरूको श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण

Red Panda PSA Video Series: Disaster Risk Reduction (in Nepali) अमेरिकी दुतावास काठमाण्डौं र नेपालस्थित अमेरिकी सहयोग नियोगको प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण कार्यालयले जनवरी १५, २०१३ का दिन प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण सम्वन्धि सार्वजनिक हितका यी सन्देशहरू सार्वजनिकरण गरेका थिए। यी सन्देशहरू विभिन्न टेलिभिजन स्टेशनहरूबाट धेरै पटक प्रशारित भए र निकै मनपराइनुका साथै यस्ले भुकम्पको जोखिम न्यूनिकरणमा …

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Nepal Earthquake Lessons 2015

This lessons paper aims to assist operational agencies responding to the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake. It provides 17 lessons drawn from experience of previous comparable disasters, based on evaluations, research papers and interviews with operational humanitarian practitioners. Key links to relevant information are provided after each lesson, with references provided at the end of …

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Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Based on research by a team of Nepalese and international experts, this report carries out an analysis of five key elements related to urban housing and settlement – land, basic services, housing finance, building materials and construction technologies, and labour. It gives an assessment of how these components are governed by policy, institutional and legal …

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NSET materials on earthquake resistant construction

A consolidation of the experiences of mason training gained in the Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project of the Asian Urban Disaster Mitigation Programme. Earthquake Resistant Construction of Buildings Curriculum for Mason Training, Feb 2005, Retrofitting of Commmon Frame Structural (Pillar System) Houses, What are the tricks for Constructing Earthquake-resistant Buildings http://www.nset.org.np/nset2012/images/publicationfile/20110816222208.pdf, http://www.nset.org.np/nset2012/images/publicationfile/20110816221810.pdf, http://www.nset.org.np/nset2012/images/publicationfile/20110816221951.pdf

Nepal’s Emergency Preparedness and Response System: Good practices, lessons learnt, and gaps

“Though landslides, floods and epidemics occur annually right across Nepal, this study focuses on just nine of the nation’s 75 districts: six in the Far- and Mid-West and three in the Eastern development regions. It further narrowed its focus to the 2008 flood of the Koshi River, the 2009 flash floods in Kailali and Kanchanpur …

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The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Action Plan

An outline of objectives, strategies, and specific initiatives to identify, coordinate and focus risk management activities to reduce Kathmandu Valley’s earthquake risk over time. The plan also provides background information on Kathmandu Valley’s risk from earthquakes and the status of earthquake risk management in Kathmandu Valley as of 1998. The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management …

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