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Dr Jagadishwor Karmacharya

National Project Director

Mr. Shiva Nepal

Assistant Project Director

Mr.Rajendra Sharma

Assistant Project Director

BRCH Introduction

Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) project aims to transition Nepal’s hydro-meteorological services into a modern service-oriented system that will build resilience today as well as adaptive capacity for the future. It intends to enhance government capacity to mitigate climate related hazards by improving the accuracy and timeliness of weather and flood forecasts for disaster preparedness by the general population and warnings for climate-vulnerable communities. The project will also support agricultural management information system services to help farmers mitigate climate-related hazards.

The PPCR is a program of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), administered by the Multilateral Development Banks (in Nepal the Asian Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank) to support implementation of country-led programs and investments. The overall objective of the PPCR is to demonstrate ways to integrate climate risk and resilience into core development planning. Nepal accepted the offer to participate in the PPCR on May 13, 2009. The Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH) project started on 20 June 2013 in Nepal after signing an agreement between the Government of Nepal and the World Bank on 30 April 2013.

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    Inauguration Program of Weather RADAR

    Honorable Minister of Water Resource, Energy and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun "Ananta" inaugurated Weather RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging) in Ratanangla Surkhet on 3rd December 2019. Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has established this RADAR with the financial assistance of the World Bank under the Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards Project.…

    Second South Asian Hydromet Forum - 2019

    Second South Asian Hydro-Met Forum has been conducted on November 19-21, 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-level representatives from government agencies and development institutions working on hydromet, early warning and climate services were convened at the second South Asia Hydromet Forum in Nepal. The second South Asian Hydro-met Forum (SAHF) was…

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