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Anil Pokhrel said : “One of our key functions is to coordinate all three levels of governance for ensuring a whole-of-government approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, build resilience and manage complex response,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “Nobody would imagine that such a heavily-forested slope could have failed, we should remove this deeply-rooted belief and put other appropriate measures to control landslides,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “In the last decade, around 100 people have lost their lives every year in lightning strikes. Casualties due to lightning have been even higher than landslides ,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel told : “The inability to alert the public a few hours before lightning strikes and low awareness among people on how to stay safe during storms also result in loss of lives,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “Only if we could get inputs on possible lightning strikes even a few hours earlier through nowcasting technology, could we use the information for warning the public to be safe,” “We could use the alerts in communicating in different languages and help the public stay safe” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “But we cannot just blame nature — the way we developed our infrastructures, particularly roads in quake-destabilized fragile landscapes, is causing frequent cases of landslides,” External link

nytimes Friday, August 14, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The current rainy spell is likely to cause loss of lives and properties to a great extent, given that the landmass is already well saturated with rain in the last couple of weeks,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The devastation caused in the first month of this monsoon season has already surpassed that of the previous years,” “This time we have also experienced a massive loss of infrastructure which is not a good sign” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We did not adequately consider disaster risk while planning settlements which should be necessary for a disaster-prone country like Nepal,” “The way we are constructing our roads in hilly areas is only increasing the risk of landslides. Poorly designed roads without disaster risk assessment only trigger more disasters” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We’ve seen a massive loss of life and property in the country,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, July 17, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “We are now looking at disaster risk management much more comprehensively, and addressing early warning and immediate response at the district and provincial level,” External link

nepalitimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The caseload is equal to the workload that the authorities may have to handle this season if disasters strike. It can be the number of houses and families affected during a disaster,” “For instance, in the case of Bajhang landslide, there were seven deaths, but nearly 20 houses were affected, so the caseload is 20. Going by this calculation, around 250,000 houses are likely to be affected due to landslides and a total of 3 million houses or families due to water-triggered disasters in the whole season” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We need to be extra precautious this year because the country is already dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic,” “If all the agencies work together, then we can minimise the damage” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “For example, a flood incident can leave hundreds of houses inundated, meaning an impact on hundreds of families,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We need to come up with plans considering this could be the worst year,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “A normal monsoon means an average rainfall for the country in that season. But an abnormal pattern can occur too in a year when a normal monsoon is predicted, unleashing more rainfall in one incident,” “In one year, more than 200 people were killed in an unprecedented flood incident in the Karnali region. So we have to prepare accordingly” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel told : “This is a peak lightning season, hence the growing reports of deaths due to lightning strikes,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “What makes lightning particularly deadly is that it is hard to forecast as lightning incidents are scattered,” “Therefore, our effort is focused on analysing past data and making predictions based on probability. Based on the analyses, we communicate to the public about potential lightning incidents so that people can be safe by remaining indoors whenever the weather worsens outside” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “We have to be prepared, and preparation is most effective when it is at the local level since they are the first responders,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “Currently, we are working on scenario based planning, and our role is to coordinate with other departments and assist them with an emergency response,” External link

nepalitimes Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT



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Anil Pokhrel

Last updated on 2016-09-28T14:06+0300.

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Anil Pokhrel said : “One of our key functions is to coordinate all three levels of governance for ensuring a whole-of-government approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, build resilience and manage complex response,” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “Nobody would imagine that such a heavily-forested slope could have failed, we should remove this deeply-rooted belief and put other appropriate measures to control landslides,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “In the last decade, around 100 people have lost their lives every year in lightning strikes. Casualties due to lightning have been even higher than landslides ,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel told : “The inability to alert the public a few hours before lightning strikes and low awareness among people on how to stay safe during storms also result in loss of lives,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “Only if we could get inputs on possible lightning strikes even a few hours earlier through nowcasting technology, could we use the information for warning the public to be safe,” “We could use the alerts in communicating in different languages and help the public stay safe” External link

kathmandupost Friday, August 28, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “But we cannot just blame nature — the way we developed our infrastructures, particularly roads in quake-destabilized fragile landscapes, is causing frequent cases of landslides,” External link

nytimes Friday, August 14, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The current rainy spell is likely to cause loss of lives and properties to a great extent, given that the landmass is already well saturated with rain in the last couple of weeks,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The devastation caused in the first month of this monsoon season has already surpassed that of the previous years,” “This time we have also experienced a massive loss of infrastructure which is not a good sign” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We did not adequately consider disaster risk while planning settlements which should be necessary for a disaster-prone country like Nepal,” “The way we are constructing our roads in hilly areas is only increasing the risk of landslides. Poorly designed roads without disaster risk assessment only trigger more disasters” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We’ve seen a massive loss of life and property in the country,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, July 17, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “We are now looking at disaster risk management much more comprehensively, and addressing early warning and immediate response at the district and provincial level,” External link

nepalitimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “The caseload is equal to the workload that the authorities may have to handle this season if disasters strike. It can be the number of houses and families affected during a disaster,” “For instance, in the case of Bajhang landslide, there were seven deaths, but nearly 20 houses were affected, so the caseload is 20. Going by this calculation, around 250,000 houses are likely to be affected due to landslides and a total of 3 million houses or families due to water-triggered disasters in the whole season” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We need to be extra precautious this year because the country is already dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic,” “If all the agencies work together, then we can minimise the damage” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “For example, a flood incident can leave hundreds of houses inundated, meaning an impact on hundreds of families,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “We need to come up with plans considering this could be the worst year,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “A normal monsoon means an average rainfall for the country in that season. But an abnormal pattern can occur too in a year when a normal monsoon is predicted, unleashing more rainfall in one incident,” “In one year, more than 200 people were killed in an unprecedented flood incident in the Karnali region. So we have to prepare accordingly” External link

kathmandupost Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Anil Pokhrel told : “This is a peak lightning season, hence the growing reports of deaths due to lightning strikes,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel said : “What makes lightning particularly deadly is that it is hard to forecast as lightning incidents are scattered,” “Therefore, our effort is focused on analysing past data and making predictions based on probability. Based on the analyses, we communicate to the public about potential lightning incidents so that people can be safe by remaining indoors whenever the weather worsens outside” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “We have to be prepared, and preparation is most effective when it is at the local level since they are the first responders,” External link

nepalitimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Anil Pokhrel says : “Currently, we are working on scenario based planning, and our role is to coordinate with other departments and assist them with an emergency response,” External link

nepalitimes Friday, March 20, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT



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Anil PokhrelFR25.00%


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