ISET Nepal, with the financial support of DanChurchAid (DCA) and Changunaryan Municipality, is implementing the “Risk to Resilience through Collective Local Actions (Nexus Project)” referring to the priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The project aims to promote resilient and sustainable urban growth through collective local actions. Collective Local Action refers to the active participation and involvement of local government representatives, the Ward Disaster Management Committee, Tole lane Organizations (TLOs), Humanitarian volunteers, Women champions, Leaders, and Private Sectors.
The project activities will be implemented in the core city and peri-urban areas of the municipality. All the activities of the project, such as open space identification, fire preparedness, air pollution monitoring and mitigation, and preparation of resilience strategy targets to increase preparedness and response capacities of local authorities and communities collaborating with the private sector in the urban context.
Overall: Reduce the impact of disasters and build the resilience of the communities in urban areas of Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur District and build the resilience of the communities in urban areas of the municipality.
Specific: Targeted municipalities are better prepared to respond to disasters and manage urban risk