Nepal

UN-SPIDER supports emergency responses for Nepal and Sierra Leone floods and landslides

Floods in Nepal. Image: UN Country Team Nepal.
Mudslide in Sierra Leone. Image: UNICEF.

Heavy rainfall has caused deadly flooding and mudslides in and around Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, while the worst monsoon rains in 15 years have triggered flooding and landslides in 27 of Nepal's 75 districts.

UNOOSA has requested the activation of the European Commission Copernicus Emergency Mapping Service for both disasters.

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Nepal floods and landslides

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Nepal floods 2017

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Nepal floods 2017

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United Nations Offices in Kathmandu

There are nineteen UN agencies in Nepal and most of these agencies are located in the UN House in Kathmandu.

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Nepalese Army

The Nepalese Army is the armed military Land warfare force of Nepal available internationally and a major component of the Military of Nepal. Service is voluntary and the minimum age for enrollment is 18 years. The army was known as The Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) during the monarchy system in Nepal. It was renamed into Nepalese Army since 28 May 2008 with the abolishing of 238-year-old monarchy.

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Nepal GIS Society

Nepal GIS Society is dedicated since 1995 For:

  • Professional Networking
  • Awareness and advocacy
  • Applied and empirical research
  • GIS, RS and GPS training
  • Consultancy services
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Nepal Red Cross Society

Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) came into being in 1963. It was recognized by the ICRC in 1964 and affiliated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the same year. NRCS has, over the years, grown to be the largest humanitarian organization in Nepal, with its network of District Chapters (DCs) extended in each of the 75 districts of the country.

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Kathmandu Living Lab(KLL)

Kathmandu Living Lab( KLL) seeks to establish itself as a leading civic tech group in Nepal and the region.

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Nepal Department of Geology and Mines

Mining and geo-departmental departments have been active as the only government body for the promotion and development of geological studies, research and mineral heritage in Nepal. If a historical background of the development of this department, it will be successful to make its introduction as one of the oldest divisions of Nepal.

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Nepal Department of Hydrology and Meteorology

The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) is an organization under the Ministry of Environment, Government of Nepal. The department with headquarters in Kathmandu has three basin offices: Karnali Basin Office in Nepalgunj, Narayani Basin Office in Narayanghat and Kosi Basin Office in Biratnagar.

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Nepalese Police

Nepal Police is the main and principal law enforcement agency of Nepal.The Police Reform Commission was constituted in the year 1992 and Modernization of the Police Organisation started to tune with the aspirations of the people and norms of Multi-Party system. The first contingent of Police personnel was deployed in UN Mission in 1991. More than 2000 police personnel have already left their feet serving the international community in blue helmet.

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