We are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nepal Center for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale – OGS SGONICO, Italy. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in disaster management, with a particular focus on earthquake mitigation.
The MoU, signed by Prof. Dr. Bishal Nath Upreti, President of NCDM, and Prof. Nicola Casagli, President of OGS, outlines a comprehensive framework for cooperation. This framework includes initiatives such as sharing infrastructural facilities, collaborating on research related to earthquake hazard and risk assessment, and jointly developing outreach and early warning systems. The agreement emphasizes the mutual exchange of expertise and resources to address the persistent challenges posed by natural disasters.
This partnership aims to foster a collaborative and proactive approach to disaster mitigation, contributing to the well-being and safety of communities in Nepal and beyond.