Nepal’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Strategic Plan of Action (2018-2030) is a legal document that explains the planning framework covering all stages of disaster risk management in the country. It was endorsed by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council meeting held on 18 June 2018 and has been drafted in line with the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act (2017).
The point of screening is developed by the MoHP based on WHO guidelines regarding the point of screening, and entry screening of the suspected COVID-19 patients. It also provides a protocol for health care facilities in the context of these cases (English).
The guideline has been developed by MoHP based on WHO guidelines on clinical management of COVID 19 patients (English).
The protocol was established for Influenza-like illness (ILI) Clinics that are also screening for cases of COVID-19. It provides procedures for suspected cases based on symptoms (English).
The interim guidance was issued to manage infection, prevention, and control of suspected COVID-19 infections. It supports healthcare workers and institutes in taking the appropriate measures for suspected and proven cases (English).
The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) and the Nepal Preparedness Partnership (NPP) strives to bring all stakeholders against disasters. The organization has united several key players such as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), province and local governments, NAST, Tribhuvan University, local NGOs, and the private sector for disaster management.
The notion that disaster can strike in seconds is commonly overlooked. When lightning hits, it comes with a force- 200,000 mph (300,000 kph) to be precise. The electric charge is more common than we think. Every 100 seconds a bolt of lightning hits the ground somewhere around the world. These numbers accumulate to more than 8 million lightning strikes a day.
The guideline provides an explanation of case investigations for the time containment of the outbreak and to establish the source/cause of the infection. It also provides details on isolation and the prevention of additional transmission (English).
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has developed 15 posters that explain the preventative measures for COVID-19; this includes information regarding food safety, wet markets, and traveling (English).
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) details the preventative measure one should take against COVID-19 (Nepali).