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In an effort to turn a risk into a gain, Nepal aims to drain burgeoning glacial lakes and could produce hydropower from the flow.
This paper proposes a microsimulation approach to estimate the overall cost and distributional impact of disasters rapidly.
Nepalis wait as engineers remove a boulder fallen on the road due to a landslide
A new paper in the journal Environmental Earth Sciences (KC et al. 2023) shows that there has been a huge increase in the number of recorded landslides in Nepal since the Gorkha earthquake in 2015.
Earth Observatory of Singapore - Nanyang Technological University
The “Making Homes Accessible to All” initiative fostered an understanding of disability and accessible infrastructure among masons in Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction following the devastating 2015 earthquakes.
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Cover and source: United Nations Development Programme
This brief offers insights into the Inter-Province Resource Pooling mechanism in western Nepal to leverage existing resources in an efficient and predictive manner and improve coordination among stakeholders in the event of a mega-disaster.
This technical report assesses the string of events that triggered Nepal’s Melamchi River floods in 2021 and highlights threats to the catchment area that provides vital drinking water to Kathmandu’s fast-growing population.
The Strengthening Urban Preparedness, Earthquake Preparedness, and Response in Western Region of Nepal (SUPER) Project worked to empower provincial and local governing units and to enhance their earthquake preparedness and urban readiness.
This report investigates key climate change hazards affecting Nepali households and livelihoods, and analyses their distributional impacts by combining spatial distributions of exposure with measures of socio-economic vulnerability and coping ability.

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