NDRRMA-Nepal Gives Thumbs-up to RIMES-proposed Implementation Plan for DSS Development

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It is all systems go for the “Development of Nepal’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA)’s Decision Support System (DSS) for lmpact-Based Multi-Hazard Early Warning System”. The NDRRMA officially green-lighted it in a letter, issued on July 31, 2022, expressing confirmation of the implementation plan prepared by the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES).

This plan outlines institutional gaps and needs to be considered in DSS design, as well as the approach and methodology that will be adopted in DSS preparation, development, deployment, and sustainability efforts.

The DSS for NDRRMA is an automated tool designed to facilitate climate-informed decision-making process by keeping track of, organizing, and analyzing vast amounts of historical, present, and projected (i.e. future) data to produce scenario-based choices and outcomes that could then inform ways forward for climate adaptation and resilience.

In a statement, NDRRMA Joint Secretary Rameshowr Marhatta noted how the proposed system is anticipated to help boost the agency’s work, particularly in hazard and disaster preparedness.

The DSS tailored to the requirements of Nepal’s disaster risk reduction and management sector will be co-produced by RIMES and NDRRMA, along with other relevant sectoral bodies, as part of the World Bank-funded Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia (CARE) Project.

CARE aims to contribute to resiliency-building in the region through enhanced access to regional data and knowledge; development of climate-smart guidelines, tools, and capacities; and promotion of climate-resilient decisions, policies, and investments across key public sectors in participating countries, namely Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan. Visit www.careforsouthasia.info to learn more.

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