1. A virtual talk program on “Covid-19 Pandemic: Experience Sharing from Australia & Nepal and Way Forward” was organized by NCDM in collaboration with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNet) and Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University (TU) on 5 May 2020 ((23 Baisakh 2077).


  1. A Training Program on “Disaster Risk Management (DRRM)” was organized by NCDM in collaboration with dZi Foundation from 5 – 7 January 2021 (21– 23 Paush 2077) in Kathmandu, Nepal. The training program was designed for the staff of dZi. The course provided basic insights on concepts and fundamentals of Disaster Risk Reduction including the theoretical and practical aspects.


  1. A Training and Field Visit Program on “Disaster Risk Management at the Community Level” was organized by NCDM for dZi Foundation from 2 – 4 April 2021 (20 – 22 Chaitra 2077) in Bung, Solukhumbu district. The training and field visit program was developed for the staff of dZi, Executives of Village Municipals, DRR stakeholders of the local community and other local DRR stakeholders. The main objectives of the training and field visit program were to provide knowledge to the participants on the general concept of disaster preparedness, response and recovery systems. A field visit program was carried out in a disaster-affected area to find out the causes and consequences of the disasters. At the end of the training, a practical and comprehensive hazard-specific “Action Plan” was developed.