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

Earthquake preparedness in Nepal

Nepal is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, ranked 11th most at risk in terms of its vulnerability to earthquakes and 30th in terms of flood risks. In particular, the highly populated Kathmandu Valley faces significant risk of a catastrophic earthquake. Out of 21 cities around the world lying in similar seismic […]

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Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit

Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit by UNDP Nepal Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit (Episode 1), Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit (Episode 2), Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit (Episode 3), Earthquake Safe Building Practices in Nepal: Video Toolkit (Episode 4), Earthquake Safe Building Practices

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Earthquake Scenario of Kathmandu Valley

Visit the NRRC at: http://www.un.org.np/coordinationmech…Follow the NRRC on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NepalDRRFollow the NRRC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NepalDRR Nepal is prone to a variety of disasters. One of the major concerns is a large earthquake in the capital, Kathmandu. This risk requires a concerted effort from the Government and international/national partners in reducing vulnerability to earthquakes. The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium

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360° of Preparedness: Reflections from Cities around the World

Experts in the field of disaster management shared perspectives and experiences pertaining to disaster preparedness in rapidly growing urban settings across the globe. City case studies included Christchurch, New Zealand; Istanbul, Turkey; Kathmandu, Nepal; Mandalay, Myanmar; Mexico City, Mexico; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Boulder, USA; and Tehran, Iran. The presentations were followed by an afternoon dialogue among academics and

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Trans-Boundary Community Based Flood Early Warning System by PGVS

Indo-Nepal Trans-Boundary Community Based Early Warning System is a cohesive attribute that empowers communities to move forward with communism and socialism favoring life and not borders. People who face the problem of flood every year can now cope up with their life and empower themselves with CBFEWS. These people are generally located at Terai region

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Building capacities: Community and branch development

Building Capacities: Best Practices in Asia Pacific (4/5) Red Cross and Red Crescent societies mobilize people at community level to improve the lives of the vulnerable. They achieve this by involving them in planning services that meet their own identified needs and building their long-term strengths to manage themselves.  This film contains many examples of

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