Message from the Director General, Dr David James Molden, Director General, ICIMOD
Improving disaster resilience- Lessons from the Nepal earthquake
As the world celebrates World Environment Day, central Nepal, where ICIMOD is headquartered, is still recovering from a large earthquake that hit on 25 April 2015. We cannot think of the usual topics surrounding World Environment Day – clean water, clean air, well managed natural resources – without thinking of what the earthquake has done to the people of the region. To what extent can their lives be restored?
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