Importance of Science and Technology in Disaster Management in Nepal (नेपालमा विपद व्यवस्थापनमा बिज्ञान र प्रविधिको महत्व)


This article discusses the geological and environmental factors contributing to the vulnerability of the Himalayan region to natural disasters, particularly earthquakes and landslides. It highlights the impact of tectonic plate collisions, rapid population growth, and urbanization. Additionally, it mentions the government’s initiatives and international efforts to improve disaster preparedness and management in Nepal, including the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2019, the Sendai Framework, and the use of technology like satellite imagery and drones for disaster assessment. Overall, the text emphasizes the importance of reducing disaster risk and building resilience in the region.




Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari

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