Development of DRM Guideline on watsan in Nepali – Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS)


The aim of integrating Disaster Risk Management in WASH is to reduce the impact of hazards on WASH services, ensure rapid service recovery after disaster and ensure WASH facilities have minimal impact on society. It is imperative that when developing a Disaster Risk Management Strategy for WASH sector proper consideration should be given to its linkages and relationship with other sectors such as health, environment, agriculture, local development, education and energy. In order to materialize development of the Disaster Risk Management of Wash in Nepal, DWSS has signed a contract with Centre of Resilient Development (CoRD).

Objective of Study

To study and understand the WASH funded projects in Nepal with reference to preparedness, response and recovery action plan e.g. DRM cycle focusing on the National Strategy for Disaster Risk Management and the Hyogo Framework of Action plan.


The overall objective is to produce a WASH spectral Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Guideline, with a special focus on the WASH Projects contribution towards Hyogo Framework of Action and specifically.

To prepare DRM guideline focusing on Disaster Risk Reduction as a cross cutting issue in developing projects and share some key achievements and learning of the WASH projects in Nepal.

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Name of Client:Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS)

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