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River Basins and Cryosphere
Langtang Valley, Rasuwa, Nepal
26 August 2021 to
04 September 2021
Binaya Pasakhala & Amina Maharjan
In partnership with the Institute of Crisis Management, we have been conducting a study on ‘Community led participatory disaster risk assessment and preparation’ in Langtang village, Rasuwa district, Nepal. The study team conducted a social vulnerability assessment and social network analysis, and developed hazard maps based on participatory mapping and topographic analysis. The team also consulted with stakeholders including representatives of the District Administration Office, Rasuwa, Langtang National Park, Nepal Army Unit at Langtang National Park, and the Gosaikunda Rural Municipality office.
Based on recommendations from the stakeholders, the study team will be sharing the research outcomes, particularly maps, to develop strategies for disaster risk management and planning in Langtang village.
As part of the fieldwork, we will be conducting the following activities: