PRIME/SURAKSHIT SAHAR- URBAN DISASTER RISK REDUCATION PROJECT

PRIME

Background

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

Funding

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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