UNDP and Himalayan Consensus to establish an early warning facility to help Nepal respond to disaster and prevent crisis

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UNDP and Himalayan Consensus to establish an early warning facility to help Nepal respond to disaster and prevent crisis

UNDP and Himalayan Consensus to establish an early warning facility to help Nepal respond to disaster and prevent crisis

 

14 November 2017

Kathmandu, Nepal

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) have entered a partnership to collaborate in the areas of crisis prevention and conflict mitigation.

In an event organized at the Patan Museum on 14 November, UNDP Nepal Country Director Renaud Meyer and HCI Founder Laurence Brahm signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mark the establishment of a joint initiative for crisis and conflict mitigation in the Himalayan region, highly impacted by climate change. The partnership will focus, among other things, on developing systematic early warning systems ahead of environmental catastrophe to aid governments and communities in their response.

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