Fact Sheets: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Nepal’s marginalized populations are extremely vulnerable to frequent natural disasters, including flooding, landslides and earthquakes. In both urban and rural areas, vulnerable communities have few resources to prepare for or mitigate the impacts of natural disasters. Following the onset of a disaster, these communities often struggle to recover, and many development gains are destroyed.

To better prepare for and respond to disasters in Nepal, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) supports climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) programs in marginalized communities.

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