Publication

 

Strengthening the Local Capacity for Reducing the Disaster Risks and Impact of Climate Change

in Banganga River Basin

(CFLI-2012-NEPAL-0007)

Funding/Published by: Canada

Senior Researcher: Dr. Dhurba Gautam

Strengthening the local capacity for reducing the disaster risks and impact of climate change in Banganga River Basin

Publish Year: 2013

Theme: Strengthening the local Capacity for reducing Disaster risks and              impacts of Climate Change.

 Study Area: Banganga River Basin

Objective:  Strengthening the local Capacity for reducing Disaster risks and         impacts of Climate Change.

 

 

Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with
Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into That Impact

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Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into That Impact

Funding/Published by: HelpAge International

Senior Researchers: Dr. Dhruba Gautam, Team Leader/Thematic Expert
Mr. Madhusudan Gautam, Quantitative Analyst/Survey Expert
Ms Pratistha Koirala, Gender Expert

Published Year: March 2016

Theme: Disaster,Inclusion

Study Area: Kathmandu, Kavre, Sindhupalchowk, Makwanpur,
Bhaktapur, Nuwakot and Gorkha

Objectives: To support older people and persons with disabilities and ensure their inclusion in humanitarian programmes, various local, regional and global initiative.

Department:Research

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Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into That Impact

Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into that Impact POLICY BRIEF

 

Disaster and its Impact on Human Health

Disaster and it's Impact on Human Health
Disaster and it’s Impact on Human Health

Funding/Published by:WHO

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam

Published Year:2014

Theme:Disaster,Health,Climate change

Study Area:Nepal

Objectives:To develop a national Strategy for protecting health from climate change and also the situation of each extreme event which  occur in Nepal and it’s impact on health so that disaster preparedness and response initiatives could be up-scaled and thereby reduce the severity of the impact.

Department:Research

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Disaster and its Impact on Human Health

 

Structural and Non-structural Vulnerability Assessment of Eleven Schools of Makawanpur District,Nepal

Structural and Non-structural Vulnerability Assessment of Eleven Schools of Makawanpur District,Nepal
Structural and Non-structural Vulnerability Assessment of Eleven Schools of Makawanpur District,Nepal

Funding/Published by:Plan and NDRC

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam and Mr.Ram Bhattarai

Published Year:2014

Theme:Natural Disaster

Study Area:Makwanpur District

Objectives:To explore the structural and non-structural vulnerabilities of 11 schools and provide doable recommendation to reduce them and create a safe environment for the children and school family.

Department:Research

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Structural and Non-structural Vulnerability Assessment of Eleven Schools of Makawanpur District,Nepal

 

 Disaster and Climate Risk Management Policy Framework: Good practices, challenges and Learning (2014)

Report_Disaster and climate risk management
Report_Disaster and climate risk management

Funding/Published by:Nepal Administrative Staff College
Jawalakhel, Lalitpur

Author: Dhruba Gautam, Phd (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year: 2014

Theme: Climate Change and Disaster

Study Area: Nepal

Objectives: To prepare a case study on Nepal’s DRM/CRM policy framework to serve as a knowledge management product for use in building the capacity of government, NGO, and private‐ sector officials and DRM/CRM practitioners

Department: Research

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Disaster and Climate Risk Management Policy Framework: Good Practices and challenges (2014)

 

Good Practices and Lessons Learned from CSUWN Project 

 

Good Practices and lessons learned from CSUWN project
Good Practices and lessons learned from CSUWN project

Funding Agency:Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Report Prepared By: Dr. Dhurba Gautam

Published Year: 2013

Objectives: Strengthening national and local capacity in ecosystem management and sustainable use of wetland biodiversity.

Study Area: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR) and the Ghodaghodi Lake area (GLA).

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Good Practice and Lesson Learned_Wetland Conservation

 

 

Local Needs and Constraints for the Implementation of Cost-Effective Community-Based Early Warning System In Solukhumbu and Terai Districts f Nepal

Local needs and constraints for the implementation of cost-effective community-based early warning system
Local needs and constraints for the implementation of cost-effective community-based early warning system

Funding/Published by:DHM Nepal,GEF and UNDP Nepal

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam and Mr.Ram Bhattarai

Published Year:2013

Theme:Natural Disaster

Study Area:Solukhumbu district,Terai and Churia Range

Objectives:To reduce the human and material losses from Glacial Lake Outburst Floods(GLOFs)and catastrophic flooding events through community-based Early Warning System(EWS)Community-Based early Warning System(CBEWSs).

Department:Research

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Local Needs and Constraints for the Implementation of Cost-Effective Community-Based Early Warning System In Solukhumbu and Terai Districts of Nepal

 

Safe School Kit for practitioners

Safe School Kit for practitioners
Safe School Kit for practitioners

Funding/Published by:Plan and NDRC

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam

Published Year:2013

Theme:Disaster

Study Area:Makwanpur

Objectives:To serve as a reference material for those involved in safe-school assessment ,monitoring and evaluation also useful in planning and designing a safe school.It lay outs the three pillar i)Safe School Facilities ii)School Disaster Management iii)Risk Reduction Education.

Department:Research

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Safe School Kit for practitioners

 

Safe School Policies and Practices Good initiatives,Gaps,Implications and the way forward

 Safe School Policies and Practicies Good initiatives,Gaps,Implications and the way forward

Safe School Policies and Practices Good initiatives,Gaps,Implications and the way forward

Funding/Published by:Plan and NDRC

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam

Published Year:2013

Theme:Disaster

Study Area:Nepal

Objectives:i)To review  existing policies and develop a comprehensive safe-school framework to address all major hazards that affect schools in the country ii)To develop a framework for a safe-school kit.

Department:Research

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Safe School Policies and Practices Good initiatives,Gaps,Implications and the way forward

 

Fostering Knowledge Management and Sustaining People’s Livelihood:Best Practices and Lessons from strengthening and livelihood of vulnerable households in Northern Project

Fostering Knowledge Management and Sustaining People's Livelihood
Fostering Knowledge Management and Sustaining People’s Livelihood

Funding/Published by:Action Aid Afghanistan and European Commission

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam

Published Year:2013

Theme:Livelihood and Food Security

Study Area:Northern Afghanistan

Objectives:To document the practices of the project and identify important lessons learned in order to share this learning widely among organizations and institutions for them to use in their future endeavors.

Department:Research

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Fostering Knowledge Management and Sustaining People’s Livelihood

 

Guideline to Safe-School Construction for the Tarai Region of Nepal

 Guideline to Safe-School Construction for the Tarai Region of Nepal

Guideline to Safe-School Construction for the Tarai Region of Nepal

Funding/Published by:Department of Education/Government of Nepal,Action Aid Nepal and Mercy Corps

Technical Support by: Dr.Dhruba Gautam,Mr.Sunil Shakya,Mr.Giridhar Mishra and Mr.Mukesh Mishra (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year:2012

Theme:Disaster

Study Area:Tarai Region of Nepal

Objectives:i)To provide minimum/basic knowledge on constructing(pre,during and post Phase)safe schools in  tarai region of Nepal. ii)To develop comprehensive guideline to safe school constructions which addresses the gaps in the existing guideline and considers (flood,earthquake,fires and windstorms)that affect schools.

Department:Research

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Guideline to Safe-School Construction for the Tarai Region of Nepal

 

Conserving Biodiversity and Sustaining Livelihoods

good practices and lessons learned
Conserving Biodiversity and Sustaining Livelihoods

Published By: Western Terai Landscape Complex Project

Report Prepared By: Dr. Dhurba Gautam

Published Year: 2012

Objectives:  Address major biodiversity threats of agriculture encroachment and squatting in forestlands; high grazing pressure in the forests; overexploitation of forest resources; and the replacement of traditional agricultural crop varieties and landraces with modern cultivars.

Study Area: Kanchanpur, Kailali and Bardia districts

For more read:

Lesson learned_WTLCP

 

Impact of Climate Change on Children in Nepal;Research Report(2012)

Report;Impact of Climate Change on Children in Nepal
Impact of Climate Change on Children in Nepal;Research Report

Funding/Published by:Plan Nepal

Research team: Dr. Dhruba Gautam and Ms. Pratistha Pyakurel (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year:July 2012

Theme:Climate Change

Study Area:Nepal

Objectives: To identify good practices for working with
children to implement child-centred CCA

Department:Research

for more please read:

impactofclimatechangeonchildren

 

Child-centred disaster risk reduction;project evaluation and learning(2011)

child-centred disaster risk reduction
Child-centred disaster risk reduction;project evaluation and learning

Funded/Published by: Plan Nepal

Lead Evaluator: Dr. Dhruba Gautam (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year: 2012

Theme: Climate Change

Study Area: Sunsari, Nepal

Objectives: To assess the relevance,efficiency,effectiveness ,

impact and sustainability of the project.

Department: Research

For the full report please follow the link below:

childcentreddisasterriskreduction

 

Nepal’s Emergency Preparedness and Response System Good practices,lessons learnt and gaps

Nepal's emergency preparedness and response system good practices ,lessons learnt and gaps
Nepal’s emergency preparedness and response system good practices ,lessons learnt and gaps

Funding/Published by:AIN,oxfam,Care,Plan,LWE Nepal,World Vision,Action Aid and Save the Children

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam(NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year:2011

Theme:Natural Disaster

Study Districts:Koshi, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Jajarkot, Rukum

Objectives:To identify the good practices in disaster preparedness and response in Nepal as well as the major lessons and gaps.

Department:Research

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Nepal’s emergency preparedness and response system

 

A Need and a Capacity Assessment of Fire Preparedness in the Municipalities of Nepal(2011)

Report:A Need and a Capacity Assessment of Fire Preparedness in the Municipalities of Nepal
A Need and a Capacity Assessment of Fire Preparedness in the Municipalities of Nepal:Final Report

Funded/Published by: Ministry of Local Development and UNDP

Consultant: Dr. Dhruba Gautam (NDRC Nepal)

Published Year:2011

Theme:Natural Disaster

Study Area:Nepal

Objectives: To carry out a needs and a capacity assessment of the municipalities with regard to fire preparedness and mitigation.

Department:Report

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A Needs and a Capacity Assessment of Fire Preparedness in the Municipalities of Nepal

 

Good practices and lessons learned. Disaster risk reduction through schools(2010)

Report_Good practices and lessons learned
Good practices and lessons learned

Funded/Published by: ActionAid Nepal,DRRSP

Author: Dr.Dhruba Gautam (NDRC Nepal)

Published Year: 2010

Theme: Natural Disaster

Study Area: Nepal

Objectives: To cope with disasters using community based disasters preparedness

Department: Research

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Good practices and lessons learned.

 

The contribution of the DIPECHO Project to the Hyogo Framework for Action(2010)

Report;The contribution of the DIPECHO Project to the Hyogo Framework for Action
Report;The contribution of the DIPECHO Project to the Hyogo Framework for Action

Funded/Published by: Action Aid, DIPECHO

Author: Dr. Dhruba Gautam (NDRC Nepal)

Published Year:2010

Theme: Natural Disaster

Objectives: Identify the progress made in the implementation of the HFA at the local level

Study Area: Nepal

Department:Research

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The contribution of the DIPECHO Project to the Hyogo Framework for Action

 

Good Practice:COMMUNITY-BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION(2009)

pccFunded/Published by: European Union, Mercy Corps and Red Cross Society

Author: Dr. Dhruba Gautam (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year:April 2009

Theme:Disaster

Study Area:Kailali

Objectives:Raising awareness in communities and pressuring government authorities to mainstream DDR in long term development planning.

Department:Research

For full report please follow the link below:

CommunityBased DRR GoodPracticeR

 

Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framework Of Action

Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framewrok Of Action
Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framework Of Action

Funding/Published by:Humanitarian Aid,Mercy Corps and Nepal Red Cross Society,Kailali

Author:Dr.Dhruba Gautam and Mr.Sudarshan Khanal

Published Year:2009

Theme:Disaster

Study District:Kailali

Objectives:This Case Study (Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framework Of Action) was conducted to demonstrate whether and how and to what extent the project contributes toward achieving the goals towards the hyogo framework for action(HFA).

Department:Research

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Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framework Of Action

Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Contribution To Hyogo Framework Of Action(Nepali Version)

 

Children in a Climate Change Adaptation(2008)

save the childrenFunded/Published By:Action Aid Nepal,IDSUK

Author:Dr. Dhruba Gautam and Katy Oswald

Published Year: November 2008

Theme:Climate change and children

Study Area:Banke,Rasuwa,Kathmandu

Objectives: To know the impact of climate change and how children cope and what they need in order the adapt to a changing climate.

Department:Research

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Children of Nepal Speak Out on Climate Change Adaptation

 

Climate Change Impact and Strategies by Poor and Excluded Communities in Western Nepal(2007)

Report;Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies by Poor and Excluded Communities in Western Nepal:
Report;Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies by Poor and Excluded Communities in Western Nepal:

Funded/Published by: Action Aid Nepal

Author: Dr.Dhruba Gautam, Krishna Gautam and Dipak Pokhrel (NDRC-Nepal)

Published Year: 2007

Theme: Climate Change

Study Area: Arghakhanchi and Kapilvastu, Nepal

Objectives: To identify how the climate changes are noticed or observed by poor and excluded communities over a period of time.

Department: Report

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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies by Poor and Excluded Communities in Western Nepal: