Available online: https://www.preventionweb.net/publications/view/29915
(ActionAid) ActionAid International ; Disaster Preparedness Network Nepal ; National Society for Earthquake Technology (Nepal) ; United Nations Development ProgrammePublished by: Nepal - Government ; 2012
This report is a compendium of understanding, concepts, experiences and lessons of disaster risk management (DRM), emergency response planning and capacity building in Nepal. It also provides a chronology of the development of DRM processes in the country including government's initiatives in creating suitable policy and legal environments for effective disaster risk reduction (DRR), creation of Disaster Cluster Groups, participation of Nepal in global initiatives in DRR including the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) and the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), participation in the formulation of Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) and translation of its meaning to Nepalese context, participation in Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Format: Digital (Free)
ISBN (or other code): 978-99933-710-1-4
Tags: Natural hazards ; Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ; Early warning systems ; Disaster Risk Financing, Disaster risk transfer ; Earthquake ; Flood ; Nepal Add tag