National Policy for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Nepal
This National policy on Disaster Risk Reduction is an umbrella policy for Disaster Risk Reduction of Nepal considering the international agreements mainly the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Convention on Climate Change as well as national needs. Taking into account of the lessons learned and experiences gained from the implementation of National Strategy for Disaster Risk Management 2009, the learning and experiences of the Gurkha earthquake 2015 and recent other disasters for reducing the existing disaster risks and preventing of new potential risks, this National Disaster Risk Reduction Policy 2018 has been prepared to build safer, adaptive and resilience nation from disaster risks. This policy has been approved by Disaster Risk Reduction and Management National Council as per the mandate of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2017, Section 5(a) on 18th June 2018 (4 Ashad 2075) and came into effect thereafter
The Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs
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