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Building Resilience to Landslides through Support for Community-Based Rehabilitation and Mitigation Actions and the Establishment of Early Warning Systems in Nepal (OSRO/NEP/602/USA)
Abstract:
The project was implemented to strengthen the capacity for emergency preparedness through a Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) approach and to increase the resilience of livelihoods through the prevention of landslide disasters and establishment of safer agricultural livelihood strategies. The area of the project is about 50 Sq.km of Darkhu Khola sub-watershed areas within Lachyang, Narjamandap and Kharanitar VDCs of Nuwakot district. • The project has achieved its aim to reduce the loss of life and livelihoods due to such hazards. • The Community-based Watershed Management approach has been adopted during project interventions, which has encompassed development of user-friendly Agriculture Hazard and Vulnerability Mapping (AHVM) Tool Kit. • Capacity building of communities for the preparation of plans, implementation of livelihood activities, and landslide treatment and mitigation measures as key project activities have been implemented. #DISASTERESPONSE #WARNINGSYSTEM #TOOLKIT #CRISIS #MITIGATION #CBDRM #DISASTER #SURVEY #IMPLEMENTATION
Publisher: GON, FAO, USAID Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster  in  English
Keywords:
NATURAL DISASTERS, LANDSLIDES, SOIL EROSION, DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER-PRONE AREAS, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, CAPACITY BUILDING, REHABILITATION, RISK, FAMILY, EDUCATION, FOOD SECURITY, HOUSEHOLD, MEDICINES, BIOENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY
Thematic Group:
FAO, (2018)
Thesaurus:
13.02.00 - Disaster Prevention, Preparedness And Relief
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Feeder: PRABIGYA MANANDHAR, Editor: , Auditor:
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