Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal

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Two-day "Students' Summit on Comprehensive School Safety" concludes with 7-point Surkhet Declaration

Schools in Nepal are highly vulnerable to earthquake and other hazards. School buildings are constructed haphazardly without incorporating earthquake resistant design or construction techniques. This is negatively impacting on over-all safety of students, teachers and community. Level of awareness and preparedness regarding the disaster risks among teachers, students and school management committee is also very poor. Nonetheless, some initiatives have been taken to reduce the risk and promote school safety since past two decades in Nepal....


NSET's efforts towards responding to Gorkha Earthquake 2015


» Information Gathering/Dissemination and Media Coordination

» Development of Situation Maps

» Damage Assessments of Critical Facilities


Event Highlights

Retrofit is one of the top priorities for the current time, says Mr. Sushil Gyewali, CEO of National Reconstruction Authority

CEO of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Mr. Sushil Gyewali, has instructed trained Engineers to reach & help beneficiaries on retrofit.... Detail Detail

Vyas Municipality introduces New Building Permit System

Vyas Municipality has begun implementation of new Building Permit System (BPS) in order to make the building permit process more effective and... Detail Detail

Regional Courses on Medical First Responder (MFR) and Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) held in Nepal

A series of regional courses on Medical First Responder (MFR) and Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) has been concluded in Nepal... Detail Detail

Retrofitted houses handed over to the beneficiaries, NRA CEO says, "Retrofitted houses in Nalang will be the model for whole Nepal"

6 houses that were retrofitted as part of trainings under NSET-Baliyo Ghar have been handed over to the beneficiaries in Siddhalekh Rural... Detail Detail

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Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response

Baliyo Ghar

Baliyo Ghar


Technical Support for Building Code Implementation in Nepal


Nepal Safer Schools Projects

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