Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal

Event List

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...

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