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    IDDR Day 2017

    Nepal Geological Society (NGS) has observed the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on October 13, 2017 (Friday, 27 Ashwin 2074). The venue was Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikutimandap, Kathamndu. As we all know, Nepal Geological Society has been observing IDDR Day regularly each year by organizing different programmes. This year, the society  organized a one day symposium with six presentations on related theme (Theme of IDDR 2017 is Home Safe Home: Reducing Exposure Reducing Displacement) in association with National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) / Department of Water Induced Disaster Management (DWIDM)/ President Chure- Terai Madhesh Conservation Development Board (PCTMCDB)/ International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)/ Nepal Tourisms Board (NTB)/ National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET). Mr. Churna Bahadur Wali, Deputy Director General of the Department of Irrigation was the Convener of the symposium.

     

    International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)-2017 Symposium

    Home Safe Home: Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement

    IDDR 2017

    Organized by

     

    Nepal Geological Society

    In association with

    National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) / Department Of Water Induced Disaster Management (DWIDM)/ President Chure- Terai Madhesh Conservation Development Board (PCTMCDB)/ International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)/ Nepal Tourisms Board (NTB)/ National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET)

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    October 13, 2017

    Venue: Nepal Tourism Board, Bhirkutimandap, Kathmandu, Nepal

     

    PROGRAM

    Sessions

    Time

    Activities

    Inaugural Session

     

    (MC: Dr. Kamala Kant Acharya General Secretary, NGS)

     

    8:00-8:30

    Registration of participants + Tea/Coffee

    8:30-8:45

    Call the guests in dais and participants to the seminar hall

     

    Session Chair: Dr. Kabi Raj Paudyal, President, NGS

    Chief guest: Honorable Minister Mr. Sanjaya Kumar Gautam, Ministry of Irrigation

    8:45-9:00

    Welcome Speech by Mr. Churna Bahadur Wali, Convener, IDDR Sub-committee, NGS, and Deputy Director General, Dept. of Irrigation, GoN

    9:00-9:05

    Symposium Inauguration by the Chief Guest, Honorable Minister Mr. Sanjaya Kumar Gautam, Ministry of Irrigation

    9:05-9:20

    Highlight of the program

    Dr. Kabi Raj Paudyal, President, NGS

    9:20-9:30

    Address by Prof. Dr. Jibaraj Pokhrel, VC, NAST

    9:30-9:40

    Address by Birendra Yadav, Chairman, President Chure- Terai Madhesh Conservation Development Board

    9:40-9:50

    Address by Prof. Dr. Govinda Raj Pokharel, CEO, NRA

    9:50-10:05

    Address by Honorable Minister Mr. Sanjaya Kumar GautamMinistry of Irrigation

    10.05-10:15

    Concluding Remarks and Vote of Thanks by Dr. Ganesh Tripathi, Vice-President, NGS

     

    10:15-10:30

    Refreshment Tea

     

    Technical Session

    Chairman: Mr. Samjol Ratna Bajracharya

     

    Rapporteurs: Mr. Bishwomani Pokharel and Dr. Ashok Sigdel

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1.Reducing flood risks by reaching the most vulnerable in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya

                      - Dr. Neera Shrestha Pradhan, ICIMOD

    2.Flood Early Warning System in Nepal

    - Rajendra Sharma, Binod Parajuli, Sunil Pokharel , DHM

    3."Understanding Monitoring and Evaluation on Flood Early Warning System for Climate Induced Hazards in Nepal in the perspective of Sendai Framework                                                              for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 – 2030”

                    - Ramesh Man Tuladhar DRR and M&E Specialist, Freelance Consultant

    4. The Lesson learned for Buildings Structures and Nonstructural Components: A Case of Gorkha Earthquake

    -Sujan Raj Adhikari, Omkala Khanal,  National Society for Earthqukae Technology

    5.Community based low-cost Flash Flood Early Warning System in Nepal

    -Basanta Raj Adhikari and Nagendra Raj Sitoula,Centre for Disaster Studies, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

    6. Landslide inventory mapping along Ramche-Jharlan Area in Dhading, Rasuwa and Nuwakot districts, Lesser Himalaya, Central Nepal

                 -K.C. Jharendra, Neupane Purushottam , Gautam Deepak and Paudyal Kabi Raj, Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Discussions

    Concluding Remarks by Mr. Samjol Ratna Bajracharya

    Lunch

     

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