Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050

Nepal Earthquake Risk Management Program II (NERMP 2)

Supporting Agency: Office of the Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) of the USAID

Location within Country:Throughout the country
Project Period: 2011-2014

This project started on April 8, 2011 with the funding support from Office of the Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) of the USAID. Improved earthquake disaster resilience of Nepal is the goal of the program. To reduce earthquake risk of Nepal through awareness-raising, capacity building, preparedness, mitigation, and institutionalization initiatives, and to Institutionalize Earthquake Risk Management Practice in Nepal are the specific objectives of the program. NERMP is the logical continuation of a long term efforts of NSET in reducing earthquake risk in KathmanduValley and Nepal, which OFDA / USAID has been supporting since 1997.

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