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On 3rd March 2020, Urban Disaster Risk Reduction (UDRR) Toolkit was jointly released by Honorable Minister Hridayesh Tripathi, Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA), Mr. Yadav Prasad Koirla-Secretary of MoFAGA and Mr. Anil Pokharel-Chief Executive of National Disaster Risk Reduction Authority (NDRRMA) in a consultative meeting held at MoFAGA seminar hall.
ISET-Nepal and the consortium members provided technical support to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFAGA) to develop this toolkit and worked in close consultations with project wards, DRR experts, officials of, Ministry of Urban Development and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA). The toolkit aims to enhance the capacity of municipalities, local people and wards to reduce disaster risks in overall disaster management cycle: preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The kit consists of 26 different tools that can be applied for local level vulnerability and capacity assessment. It is a guideline for assessment of local priorities on disaster risk reduction and development of local level disaster management plan.
Salient Features of the Toolkit