Opinion

Disastrous disaster preparedness

Nepal is one of the very few countries in the world that has failed to learn any lessons from her history of disaster and her unpreparedness for them, thanks primarily due to the absence of institutional memory in this nation. Natural disasters in Nepal—earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires in particular—occur largely in predictable cycles. Disastrous disaster preparedness
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Achyut Wagle
Published at : August 14, 2017
Updated at : August 14, 2017 08:33

Achyut Wagle

Dr Achyut Wagle holds PhD in economics and is currently a professor at the Kathmandu University School of Management. He is Nepal's seasoned econo-political analyst, writing for The Kathmandu Post since its very early days.


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