Nepal Household Risk and Vulnerability Survey 2019

This report summarizes the findings of the Nepal Household Risk and Vulnerability Survey, a three-year panel survey financed by a grant from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DfID) and conducted on behalf of the Government of Nepal.

Access the full report here:

http://documents1.worldbank.org/curated/en/318281581716869564/pdf/Risk-and-Vulnerability-in-Nepal-Findings-from-the-Household-Risk-and-Vulnerability-Survey.pdf

Nepal Disaster Report 2019

The Nepal Disaster Report, 2019 prepared by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of Nepal tries to comprehensively map the events, activities and programs carried out by the government, non government sectors and other humanitarian partners during the years, 2017 and 2018. This report presents a brief background on different risk of hazards along with the impact. It has briefly highlighted the damage and loss and its trend due to these disasters.

Access the full report here:

http://drrportal.gov.np/uploads/document/1594.pdf

Recovering from COVID-19: Lessons from Past Disasters in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently published a study which highlights learnings from past disasters and features 10 lessons and good practices from Asia-Pacific. Some of the major findings include:

  1. Caught Unaware: Countries need to anticipate and plan for pandemics and disasters
  2. Health First: A faster and stronger health response is critical to contain pandemics
  3. Preventing a Socio-Economic Crisis: Rapid funding is pivotal to protect the most vulnerable
  4. Get the Evidence: Data and Assessments must guide recovery
  5. Show me the Money: Diverse financing arrangements help to sustain long term recovery
  6. Be the Leader: Dedicated national leadership is essential to achieve effective recovery
  7. Stronger Together: Engaging local governments and community for inclusive response
  8. Build Forward: Greener, Smarter, Better!
  9. Use the Data: Disaster data can help countries deal with changing riskscapes
  10. Innovate, Innovate, Innovate!

To read the full report, follow this link:

https://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/km-qap/UNDP-RBAP-Recovering-from-COVID-19-Lessons-from-Past-Disasters-Asia-Pacific-2020.pdf