International NGO Journal

  • Abbreviation: Int. NGOJ
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8225
  • DOI: 10.5897/INGOJ
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 253

Review

Mainstreaming psychological first aid response during disaster events in Nepal

Rajesh Bhusal
  • Rajesh Bhusal
  • Sabah Nepal, Ring Road, Lalitpur 44600, Nepal.
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Sumina Machamasi
  • Sumina Machamasi
  • Swatantrata Abhiyan Nepal, Damodar Marg, Lalitpur 44600, Nepal.
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  •  Received: 16 November 2019
  •  Accepted: 28 November 2019
  •  Published: 31 December 2019

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Ministry of home affairs (MoHA) (2013). National Disaster Response Framework. Kathmandu. Government of Nepal. 

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Ministry of home affairs (MoHA) (2015). Kathmandu valley open spaces. Kathmandu. Government of Nepal. 

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Ministry of home affairs (MoHA) (2018). National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategic Action Plan: 2018 - 2030. Kathmandu. Nepal.

 
 

National Planning Commission. (2015). Nepal Earthquake 2015: Post Disaster Needs Assessment-Vol. A: Key Findings. Government of Nepal, Kathmandu.

 
 

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