Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal

Event List

Earthquake Safety Rallies from various locations of Bhaktapur convert into National Meeting
With the view to elevate the level of public awareness, perception, and attitude towards earthquake risks as well as preparedness and to promote and encourage safer construction practice,...
Earthquake Memorial Ceremony held in Lalitpur
As part of 22nd Earthquake Safety Day (ESD), a brief Earthquake Memorial Ceremony was held at Patan Durbar Square, Mangal Bazaar, Lalitpur, on January 16, 2020 to pay tribute to those who lost...
Earthquake Memorial Meeting held in Historical EQ Monument of Bhugol Park
As a key event of 22nd Earthquake Safety Day (ESD), Earthquake Memorial Meeting has been held in historical Earthquake Monument standing at Bhugol Park in memory of 1934 Great Nepal- Bihar...
Nepal observed 22nd Earthquake Safety Day, Home Minister stressed on building disaster resilient infrastructures and buildings
Home Minister Mr. Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ has believed that construction of buildings and infrastructure that are resilient to earthquakes would be a best way out for reducing the...
GNDR National Coordination Workshop Conducted in Nepal
A one-day “GNDR National Coordination Workshop’ has been jointly organized in Kathmandu by Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR), National Society...
Non-Structural Mitigation Refresher Training course conducted in Kirtipur
A Non-Structural Mitigation (NSM) Refresher Training course has been conducted in Kirtipur Kathmandu on Tuesday, Decemer17, 2019. The training was organized by Kirtipur Women Network (KWN) with the...
Three-day training on Land Pooling held in Vyas Municipality
A three-day training program on Land Pooling was conducted from November 22nd to 24th in Vyas Municipality.

The training program consisted of a mixed participation of 34 stakeholders...
NSET and Pakistan Red Crescent conduct Instructors’ Workshop for CADRE Course in Islamabad
National Society of Earthquake Technology – Nepal (NSET) in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) conducts Community Action for Disaster Response – Training for...
PEER CADRE Course Review Workshop held in India
National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET) through Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER) Stage 4 (2014-2020), in collaboration with National Disaster Response Force...
Workshop on Modeling Exposure Through Earth Observed Routine (METEOR) held in Nepal
A workshop on "Modeling Exposure Through Earth Observed Routine (METEOR)" held in Nepal during November 13-14, 2019. NSET in collaboration with other international partners jointly...
CityNet holds International Seminar in Nepal; also EXCO Meeting and Nepal National Chapter Meeting hosted
CityNet has organized series of sharing & learning events and discussions in Nepal. The 38th Executive Committee Meeting held in during November 6-7, 2019 in conjunction with the International...
Seminar on “Earthquake Hazard Studies for Nepal/Himalayan Region” held in Kathmandu
Underscoring the need of building consensus among the Nepali stakeholders on Hazard studies and development of hazard model, a half-day ‘Seminar on Earthquake Hazard Studies for...
Nepal marks International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019
Nepal joined global communities to mark International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) 2019 with awareness activities at national and local levels. The Day began in 1989, after a call by the...
Inter-school Quiz Contest focusing on School Earthquake Safety held in Lalitpur
A Quiz Contest focused on School Earthquake Safety has been conducted in Lalitpur on October 1, 2019. The main purpose was to help enhance level of understanding and promote awareness of school...
Nepal marked 40th Social Service Day
Nepal has marked 40th Social Service Day on September 23, 2019. The national level events organized by Social Welfare Council (SWC) in association with government agencies, non-government &...
Journos discussed on the roles of mass media in institutionalizing the Reconstruction Efforts and promote Retrofit
Journalists from different media houses intensely discussed on the roles of mass media in institutionalizing the reconstruction efforts and promote retrofit. 25 more journalists representing...
Three-day training on 'Building Construction Management' concluded in Lalitpur
Unsafe buildings are the root cause of Earthquake Risk in Nepal. Therefore, improving seismic performance of new constructions as well as the existing buildings has become one of the main thrusts...
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....
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. While Housing Reconstruction after 2015 Gorkha...
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 simpler. the system was introduced in and interaction...
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 producing trained graduates from South Asian Countries....
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 Municipality, Nalang, Dhading. Chief Executive Officer of...
Regional Course on Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue commenced in Nepal
Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR) Regional Course has commenced in Nepal on June 28, 2019. The 8-Day Course is now being conducted at Disaster Management Training School of Armed Police...
NSET marked 26 years of its Journey
National Society for Earthquake Technology–Nepal (NSET) has marked 26 years of its journey with a ceremony at NSET headquarters, Bhaisepati, Lalitpur on June 16, 2019. An Interaction Program...
Home Minister inaugurates Regional Courses on Advanced Search and Rescue; Officials from South Asian countries participating
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa "Badal" has inaugurated a series of regional courses on advanced search and rescue. A 13-day course on "Medical First Responder (MFR)" started on June 12, 2019 in...
Training to Local authorities on Sustainable reconstruction, Retrofit, DRR and BCI held in Kakani, Nuwakot
Next round of Training to Local Authorities has been held under NSET-Baliyo Ghar Program in Nuwakot.  Two-days training primarily focused on Sustainable Reconstruction, Retrofit, Disaster Risk...
Training for the Local Authorities on DRR, BCI and Retrofit held in Singati, Dolakha
Local authorities representing Bigu Rural Municipality and Kalinchwok Rural Municipality of Dolakha have drawn-on in proceeding the execution of building code and building permit system in their...
Instructor development courses on Community Action for Disaster Response (CADRE) being conducted in Nepal
Courses on Community Action for Disaster Response – Training for Instructors/Instructors' Workshop (CADRE-TFI/IW) have started in Nepal with the view to add one more lot of qualified trainers...
Progress sharing of School Research under SAFER Project held in Kathmandu
A progress sharing workshop of Seismic Safety and Resilience of Schools in Nepal (SAFER), a project focused on improving the seismic safety and resilience of schools in Nepal has been held in...
NSET showcases photos and stories of reconstruction efforts, CEO Mr. Gyewali extends NRA commitment to gear up efforts further
A Photo Exhibition entitled "NSET Efforts on Reconstruction" has been organized by NSET during April 25-30, 2019 at NSET Office premises. The main aim was to share the experiences...

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