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Citation

Rijal S, Adhikari S, Shrestha A. JNMA J. Nepal Med. Assoc. 2020; 58(230): 831-833.

Copyright

(Copyright © 2020, Nepal Medical Association)

DOI

10.31729/jnma.5041

PMID

34504377

Abstract

The incidence of disaster events has increased over the years. Nepal is vulnerable to various kinds of natural disasters especially earthquakes and floods and infectious disease outbreaks like Dengue and Covid-19 pneumonia. So, it is important to review and know our existing disaster risk reduction and management plans, rules, and regulations of our country to improve disaster risk management for resilience and enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better: in recovery rehabilitation and reconstruction.†Nepal has sufficient guiding documents to guide disaster management.

KEYWORDS: disaster;Nepal;preparedness.


Language: en

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