NPP: Increased locally led actions to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters in Nepal
Nepal Preparedness Partnership (NPP) Program in Nepal is a national initiative led by the Disaster and Conflict Management Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of Nepal as a part of a regional initiative under the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Program promoted by the Asian Disaster Prepared Center (ADPC). NDRC Nepal is the implementing partner of the Nepal Preparedness Partnership (NPP) Program in Nepal.
Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) is a regional program being implemented in six (6) Asian Countries namely: Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka with technical and secretariat support from the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) as well as assistance from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the Foundation) and the United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID BHA), its goal is to achieve ‘‘safer and well-prepared communities through locally-led disaster risk management (DRM) actions, so that disaster impacts on at-risk communities of Asia will be reduced”.
The APP’s eﬀorts are contributing to priority 4 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030 for ‘enhancing disaster preparedness for eﬀective response’. The partnership’s commitments are also aligned with the World Humanitarian Summit and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. National Preparedness Partnerships have been established in Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
The APP’s goal is ‘‘Safer and well-prepared communities through locally-led disaster risk management (DRM) actions, so that disaster impacts on at-risk communities of Asia will be reduced’’.
Key Outcomes of the APP are:
- Increased locally-led actions to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters in selected high-risk countries of Asia.
- Institutionalized efficient and cost-effective innovative approaches for locally-led Disaster Risk Management (DRM) actions.
- Strengthened Enabling Environment for humanitarian system transformation through regional cooperation and global outreach.
About the Project:
Increased locally led actions to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters in Nepal
01 October 2020 to 28 February 2023
- Priority 1: Humanitarian standards institutionalized among local actors:
- Priority 2: Strengthen the technical and operational capacity of local champions, organizations, and systems to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster
- Priority 3: Improved National coordination mechanisms by integrating local actors into existing coordination systems
- Priority 4: Integrated priority interventions and sustainable mechanisms for locally-led actions:
- Priority 5: Enhanced South-South Learning and knowledge exchange among APP countries: