Surakshit Sahar (safer cities): Urban DRR Project in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, was designed by the Urban DRR Consortium and National Disaster Risk-reduction Centre (NDRC) Nepal, a national NGO, as a joint initiative. It is two-year project being implemented by NDRC. The project aims to address critical problems on DRR in the urban area which were identified from a quick need assessment.

Project Area
Wards of Metropolitan cities in Kathmandu valley (Ward 10 and 12 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Ward 2 and 9 of Lalitpur Metropolitan City)

Project Period
July 2017- June 2019

ADRA Nepal, Danish Church Aid (DCA), Lutheran World Relief (LWR), World Vision International (WVI)

Major Outcomes

• Improved knowledge and awareness of duty-bearers and stakeholders of disaster risk in the urban context

• Disaster risk reduction and management are included in municipal planning or actions

• Institutional capacity to manage disaster risks is strengthened

• Capacity of DRR institutions on disaster recovery and preparedness is enhanced

• Improved knowledge in implementing Urban DRRM projects

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