Developing Early Warning System (EWS) Mechanism to Enhance Response Strategy Against Climate Induced Disasters and Extreme Weather Events and to Build Resilience of the Local Communities in Mustang – 2020/21

Developing Early Warning System (EWS) Mechanism to Enhance Response Strategy Against Climate Induced Disasters and Extreme Weather Events and to Build Resilience of the Local Communities in Mustang – 2020/21

WindPower Nepal is implementing a sub-project in partnership with USAID TAYAR Nepal project that will install renewable energy powered weather advisory system in Kagbeni, Chhusang and Jhong villages of Varagung Muktichettra Gaunpalika for improved decision making for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM). Under this grant, WindPower Nepal Pvt. Ltd. will pilot a robust, resilient and decentralized off-grid Renewable Energy powered weather advisory and Early Warning System (EWS) at selected strategic locations in the municipality that strongly contribute municipality in disaster preparedness, strengthen the disaster resilience & response against extreme weather & climate induced disaster events through actionable information. The project will transfer the necessary skill to municipal DRRM desk to operationalize the weather advisory and EWS and to disseminate the forecasts to the stations to be established at two points within the municipality. The project will also enhance the understanding of hazards, & disaster risks and improve the disaster preparedness capacity among the municipal leaders, staff, stakeholders and local people of Varagung Muktichhetra Rural Municipality through piloting and upscaling such weather advisory and EWS beyond this project.

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