"As many as 112 people died while 49 are missing due to flood and landslide in various parts of the country in last three months," reported National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority on July 18.

PM Oli calls for disaster preparedness

January 16, 2020 09:38 am

Kathmandu, Jan 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appealed to all for the preparedness in view of the natural disaster like earthquake. In a message given on the occasion of the 22nd National Earthquake Safety Day today, PM Oli wished the Earthquake Safety Day inspired everyone to be able to cope up the disasters.

The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is marking its fourth anniversary tomorrow. It is said the Authority set up after the April 2015 Gorkha Earthquake has completed 83 percent of the reconstruction works related to the private houses and other sectors, and the remaining work is ongoing in an expeditious manner.

Water, disasters and people

September 28, 2019 00:00 am

The Koshi basin provides an opportunity for transboundary cooperation to address and manage shared disasters, and help save lives and livelihoods

MAHOTTARI, Aug 21: Binod Khadka, a local of Bardibas municipality-1 has yet to remove the debris brought out to his house by the flood-fed Ganante rivulet on last July 16.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today stressed the need for cooperation and solidarity among the South Asian countries to tackle challenges of disaster management and climate change.

KATHMANDU, June 9: A SAARC-level conference on the role of the local level in disaster management, reconstruction, energy and climate change is set to kick off from Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized a two-day consultation program to discuss the inclusion of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) into the process of drafting laws in the new devolved, federal structure. Members of the Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Parliament took part in the event that was organized in coordination with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Federal Affairs & General Administration.