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Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Nepal Banker’s Association (NBA) presented a paper on “Preparedness and Response Plan of the Commercial Banks on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management” at the Disaster Study Risk Reduction and Compensation Division, Ministry of Home Affairs. The objective of the program was to learn the practices of essential service providers on preparedness and responses to disasters risk reduction and management. Participants were from a different area, and the majority of them delivered paper sharing their experience and practices on disaster preparedness and response. NBA shared the experience on how the commercial banks managed to deliver services on disasters like pandemic and earthquake. The presentation mainly covered three areas – how banks dealt with the crisis; what was the learning; and the banks’ preparedness with such disasters in future.