Strengthening Livelihood Capacities to Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal

This book documents the lessons learned during the project implementation in Nepal. It describes the prevailing physical, institutional and socio-economic context, and details teh activities and its interventions. This book is a compilation of initiatives and their evaluated outcomeson improved and diversified livelihood strategies, including the adoption of new income earning opportunities which has increased incomes and food security, and improved health and resilience of targeted cpommunities while reducing their exposure to prevailing and future hazards.

Understanding Disaster Management in Practice with reference to Nepal (Nepali)

Language of this document is Nepali.

IIn January 2007 Practical Action Nepal Office joined Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Peru and Zimbabwe in the implementation of the DFID CHF funded project entitled “Livelihood Centred Approaches to Disaster Management.” The project focuses on the roles and linkages between poor communities and district and national institutions in relation to both disaster management and development.

 

Understanding Disaster Management in Practice with reference to Nepal

In January 2007 Practical Action Nepal Office joined Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Peru and Zimbabwe in the implementation of the DFID CHF funded project entitled “Livelihood Centred Approaches to Disaster Management.” The project focuses on the roles and linkages between poor communities and district and national institutions in relation to both disaster management and development.

Local voices, Global choices: For successful disaster risk reduction

This report contains a number of case studies from around the world. Together with the short film project ‘ Local voices, global choices’ they highlight what can be achieved when local voices are respected and different actors come together to form strategic partnerships to work collaboratively to reduce disaster risks.

Early Warning Saving Lives - Establishing community based early warning systems in Nepal. Learning & Experience 2002-08

Practical Action has been working on community based EWS (early warning systems) in Nepal since 2002 - specifically on systems which give early warning of flood. As a result of its own learning, on-going community feedback, and “real time” evaluation, Practical Action has become convinced of a number of key issues.This publication summarises Practical Action’s learning in EWS and offers practical insight in to how such systems can be replicated and developed elsewhere.

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