Coordination & Facilitation of International Humanitarian Assistance

During a major disaster and specifically a strong earthquake in Kathmandu Valley, the Government of Nepal will require the support of international humanitarian assistance to provide life-saving and base needs and care to those affected by disaster. An strong institutional alignment is required within the Government of Nepal to make external interventions consistent and compatible with existing organisational structures and operational procedures.

Flagship 2 is advocating and facilitating with the Government of Nepal to coordinate and develop proper mechanisms for accepting international humanitarian assistance as stipulated in the National Disaster Response Framework (NDRF) after major disasters. To achieve this priority Flagship 2 has identified following key activities: