Nepal

Nepal Map

Nepal Map

Location 28.3949° N, 84.1240° E
Population 28.5 million with 18.6% urban
% Population in LECZ Landlocked
Topography Three ecological belts running parallel Himalayan mountain range, hills and the low elevation Terai region – an extension of the Gagnetic plain.
Climate Climatic conditions vary depending upon altitude. Average temperature drops 6° for every 1000m rise. The climate varies from subtropical, temperate to alpine. Nepal has four seasons.
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Primary Disaster Risks

FIRE
AVALANCHE
LANDSLIDES
EARTHQUAKES
STORMS
FLOODS
DROUGHT
EPIDEMIC

Members of Nepal Preparedness Partnership (NPP)

Government – Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA)

Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA)

MoHa Nepal was established in 2008 with the objective of maintaining peace and security and protecting lives. It is responsible for implementing disaster laws and policies as well as coordinating national and regional disaster funds.

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Local Humanitarian NGO Network – Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)

Center of Resilience Development (CORD)

LI-BIRD is a non-governmental organization established in 1995. It seeks to contribute to reducing poverty by strengthening resilient livelihood systems, improving ecosystem health and services, and ensuring food, nutrition and income security of smallholder farmers, especially women and youths.

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Private Sector Network - Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI)

FNCCI

FNCCI was established in 1961 to represent the interests of the private sector and is involved in the promotion of socio-economic development of Nepal. It provides advisory services to stakeholders to implement business resilience training against disasters and administers the FNCCI Relief Fund.

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