The Role of Data Management in Disaster Management in Nepal


The presentation outlines the pivotal role of data management in disaster management, emphasizing its particular significance in Nepal's unique context. It highlights the use of historical and GIS data for risk assessment, predictive analysis utilizing environmental and seismic data, and real-time communication through digital platforms and social media for efficient response efforts. The importance of data in resource allocation, coordination, post-disaster assessment, and community engagement is underscored. Challenges in data management in Nepal, including limited technological infrastructure and privacy concerns, are acknowledged, alongside opportunities to enhance collaboration, scientific information utilization, and cultural appropriateness in data interpretation. The presentation also discusses DPNet's efforts in bridging the data management gap in Nepal, acting as an umbrella organization that advocates policies, conducts discussions, and operates an online resource center to strengthen disaster risk reduction data management systems in the country.




DPNet Nepal

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