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Project

Nepal Safer Schools Project /

Making schools more resilient to disaster in Nepal

The NSSP is the Nepal Safer Schools Project, a five-year DfID-funded project seeking to increase the safety of more than 200 vulnerable schools in Nepal and build the resilience of pupils, staff and the wider community to disasters.

This is one part of DFID’s wider ‘Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Nepal’ programme that seeks to build the resilience of vulnerable people and reduce the impact of natural hazards in Nepal.

We are providing:

The NSSP will help more than 200 schools and communities in Nepal to be more resilient to disasters. This will be achieved through rebuilding, retrofitting and strengthening school buildings themselves; through providing training and education to pupils, staff and community members on disaster preparedness, disaster risk reduction and disaster management; and through providing technical assistance and learning at a national level to support the countrywide development and implementation of safer schools and disaster risk reduction.