Despite its exposure to multiple natural hazards, Nepal has a very strong foundation for building its resilience to disasters, especially if it manages to reform the few characteristics of its disaster risk reduction and management system that still need improving.
By Dr. Dhruba Gautam Aug 22, 2022
While Nepal is currently beset by multiple natural hazards, it is making good progress in preparing itself to prevent them from turning into natural disasters through measures as varied as institutionalizing local emergency operation centers, training officials and community members, warehousing supplies, and facilitating shelters.
By Dr. Dhruba Gautam Aug 09, 2022
The formulation of social security-led plans and programs, development of asocio-economic recovery package, and recovery strategy will be instrumental to securing the social and economic rights of Nepal’s most-at-risk populations and to scaling up social protection to those threatened by COVID-19.
By Dr. Dhruba Gautam Jun 11, 2020
To reduce the impacts of fire in Nepal, Nepal needs to build the capacity of fire stations and fire fighters in fire preparedness and response mechanisms, establish operation and maintenance fund, enforce policy provisions, and mainstream good practices and learning in local government acts, regulations and strategies.
By Dr. Dhruba Gautam May 14, 2020