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DPM Shrestha calls for devising effective mechanisms to share information on disaster risks

25 April 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Narayan Kaji Shrestha has said that effective mechanisms should be developed to share information on disaster risks to each community and individual. At

The Deputy Prime Minister said that modern information technology should be used at its best possible level for the control and reduction of disaster risks.

He also called for strengthening the disaster management information system and the development of multi-hazard early warning systems.

Likewise, DPM Shrestha directed the officials for effective coordination among the three layers of the government and line agencies to work in disaster risk management.

Shrestha was of the view that the Ministry of Urban Development, Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development and Ministry of Forest and Environment should work responsibly for their coordinative role.

He also asked the local governments to work for the long-term management of disaster management funds not merely focusing this on relief distribution.

Publish Date : 25 April 2023 06:26 AM

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