Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Nepal: Delineation of roles and responsibilities
The primary objective of this study is to provide policy recommendations on the delineation of
roles, responsibility and accountability of federal, provincial and local governments for disaster
risk reduction and management according to the nature, intensity and scale of the disaster. The
methodology included: (i) an academic literature review and interdisciplinary reflections; (ii)
feedback from consultations with 28 local government leaders and bureaucrats; and, (iii)
consultations with experts and agencies.
This study tries to build on existing countrywide jurisdictions and initiatives to identify ways to
address gaps to ensure an efficient DRRM architecture in the Federal Democratic Republic of
Bhandari, Dinanath; Neupane, Sachita; Hayes, Peter; Regmi, Bimal; Marker, Phil
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