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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National Disaster Risk Reduction Centre (NDRC Nepal)

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NDRC Nepal was established in 2007. The organization focuses on disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation (CCA), natural resource management, and contemporary socio-economic issues. Their activities in these areas include research projects, program implementation, and knowledge management. NDRC Nepal reaches 68 districts across the country. 

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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 the 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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