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Nepal

Early warnings need to be 'accessible, understandable' to work - Experts

12 Dec 2014, TRF

'It must be ensured that early warning information is accessible, understandable, acceptable and actionable to get a timely response by communities and relevant government agencies,' said Mandira Shrestha, a trans-boundary flood risk management specialist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2004 800,015
Flood 2007 640,706
Flood 1993 553,268
Flood 1987 351,000
Drought 2009 303,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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