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Original name: विपद् जाेखिम न्यूनीकरण तथा व्यवस्थापन एेन, २०७४
Name: Disaster Risk and Management Act, 2074 (2017).
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017
Entry into force:
ISN: NPL-2017-L-106076
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Nepal Law Commission, www.lawcommission.gov.np, Nepal PDF of Act in Nepali PDF of Act in Nepali (consulted on 2018-02-27)
Abstract/Citation: Repeals and replaces the Natural Calamity Relief Act of 1982. Provides for the cooperation of national and local authorities in the framework of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in the case of natural disasters in Nepal. Focuses on protecting public life, public and private property, natural and cultural heritages, physical properties and minimising the disaster risk.

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