Bhutan

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Dorji Wangmo from Tencho village in Lunana, one of Bhutan’s northern-most regions, still vividly remembers how she and others in the community ran for their lives when a glacial lake outburst flood struck Lunana on 7 October 1994.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
2011 Bhutan PDNA
2011
This Joint Rapid Assessment presents an overall assessment of the damage and loss following the 2011 earthquake in Bhutan. A framework for early recovery, reconstruction, and disaster risk reduction is also presented in the latter section of this Assessment.
Bhutan - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations - Headquarters
This is Paro city in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
Against the backdrop of a changing climate, extreme weather is fast becoming the new normal in South Asia. The landlocked kingdom of Bhutan, which has seen severe flooding more frequently over the past decade, is no exception.
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2021
The Government of Bhutan has gained international attention for its policies to address climate change. 
World Bank, the Asian Development Bank
2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Bhutan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
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