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Exploring the Scope of Public Participation for Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning in Nepal: A Policy Review

Risk Sensitive Land Use Planning (RSLUP), a process that has implications for Disaster
Risk Reduction (DRR) as well as Urban Planning and Development, requires the participation of

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Downstream rounding rate of pebbles in the Himalaya

Sediment grains are progressively rounded during their transport down a river.

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The impact of sediment flux and calibre on flood risk in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

This paper investigates how variations in sediment supply, grain size distribution and climate change affect channel morphology and flood inundation in the Nakkhu River, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Infectious disease risk communication and engagement using puppetry and related approaches for improving handwashing with soap in an informal settlement of Nairobi

Handwashing with soap (HWWS) has been estimated to have the potential to prevent 35% of the 704,880 deaths per year caused by diarrhoeal infectious diseases (UN Millennium Project, 2018), its wider

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Measurement of field hydraulic conductivity for a Quito soil

In Quito, Ecuador, landslides present a significant threat to communities settled on hillsides and ravine slopes, and geotechnical data is needed to assess slope stability.

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Envisioning the future by learning from the past: Arts and humanities in interdisciplinary tools for promoting a culture of risk

Disaster risk is the result of complex interactions between the drivers of vulnerability such as poverty and lack of access to resources and the impacts from multiple hazards (wit

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The urban political ecology of ‘haphazard urbanisation’ and disaster risk creation in the Kathmandu valley, Nepal

This paper examines the impact of rapid urbanisation on the production of unequal disaster risk in Khokana, peri-urban town in the Kathmandu