Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in Three Communities of Dolakha District under PCRRP: A UNDP-ECHO Initiative

Assignment name: Community Based Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
Approx value of the contract in current US$ 20,000
Country: Nepal
Location : Singati, Bhorle, Suridobhan  in Dolakha district
Duration of assignment (months) 4
Name of client: UNDP-Nepal
Total no of staff-months of the assignment: 6
Address: Kathmandu, Nepal
No of professional staff-months provided by associated consultants :
Start date: May 2010
Completion date:  August 2010
Name of associate consultants, if any
Name of senior professional staff of this firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Prof. Dr. Narendra Raj Khanal, worked as a Team Leader. Prof. Dr. Narendra Man  Shakya as water resource expert
Narrative description of Project: Hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment of Dolkha district was performed as the district was identified to be the most vulnerable in the context of clanging climate. Risk and vulnerability of the region was identified in relation to various types of hydro-meteorological hazards. Besides the socio-economic vulnerability of the region was also analyzed and the suitable assessment tool was prepared to study similar cases in other parts of Nepal.