Nepal

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Nepalese man working in a rice field
While we aim to reduce risk by minimizing the physical impact of floods, insurance plays a key role in preventing communities from experiencing severe hardship in the event of a destructive weather event.
Flood Resilience Portal
The first national dialogue on anticipatory action happened in Nepal in April 2022. It brought together the key decision-makers from the government, humanitarian and donor agencies to discuss the current status and future of anticipatory action in Nepal.
Anticipation Hub
A man treks the banks of a lake high up Nepal near Mt. Everest
The WeACT project explored the potential of the latest remote sensing and dam-break flood modelling technologies to develop a web-based glacial lake outburst flood hazard assessment that could improve community flood preparedness and resilience in Nepal.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

DRR Community in Nepal

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Home Affairs (MOHA)

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National policies and plans

Cover of Nepals L&D framework
2021
This national framework on L&D is of relevance to both understand as well as contextualize L&D in the Nepali context. It provides further understanding of the relevant approaches, methodology, and tools to assess risks of climate change impacts.
Nepal - government
This image is the first page of the policy paper.
2021
This paper is a summary for policymakers of the National Adaption Plan (NAP) 2021-2050 for Nepal. Climate change threatens to undermine the historical socioeconomic achievements of Nepal.
Nepal - government
2020

Nepal is at high risk of natural and non-natural disasters. It continues to face the brunt of hazards resulting from rugged topographical conditions, hydro-meteorological activities and climate change as well as disasters attributable to virus, insect

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Risk and governance profile(s)

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2022
The report documents recent disastrous events which caused massive loss of lives and properties in Nepal.
Nepal - government
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2021
WFP and partners have undertaken an analysis of climate risks in Nepal and recommended programmes to address identified risks.
World Food Programme