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Guidelines for creating barrier-free emergency shelters

Curtin, M., Eds.: Handicap International Nepal, (2009)

This manual provides guidance on the design and building of barrier-free emergency shelters that are used by all people within a community following a natural disaster, such as a flood or landslide. It provides information with examples of the essential aspects to consider when designing and building barrier-free emergency shelters, such as ramps, toilets, cooking areas, waterpumps and shelters. Recommendations are also highlighted to ensure accessible environments for people with specific disabilities

Nepal: Disaster Management Reference Handbook

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, (2017)

The Government of Nepal is working progressively to advance the nation’s disaster resiliency. Preparedness has become a national priority. Through the enactment of the Natural Calamity Relief Act, the Central Natural Disaster Relief Committee is the primary committee to implement policies and programs for disaster response in Nepal. Additionally, relief committees exist at all levels in the Nepalese government and coordination occurs amid all levels of the government.
Climate change presents extreme challenges for Nepal. Globally, the nation ranks fourth with regards to climate vulnerability due to its exposure to natural hazards and varying weather patterns. Climate assessments of the nation predict increased climate variability and frequency in disaster events. The Government of Nepal recognizes the urgency in addressing climate change concerns and has implemented policy changes and climate change programs.

Nepal, India, Bangladesh Floods - DG ECHO Daily Map 01/09/2017

European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, (2017)

Guidance to safety during general and emergency situations (Nepali Version)

Ramcharitra Shah, Eds.: Hesperian, (2011)

A community guide to Environmental Health, Book. Appendix A.

Rapid Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Situational Assessment

International Medical Corps, (2015)

Services, Identified needs and recommendations following the April and May 2015 Earthquakes in Nepal

Nepal Disaster Management Reference Handbook

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, (2012)

It is intended to provide basic country information, disaster management plans and structures , and key information about domestic disaster response entities and indigenous and international humanitarian actors present in the country

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