Supporting Preparedness in Nepal

Jun 24, 2017

The U.S. Mission to Nepal, in partnership with the Government of Nepal, recently conducted a handover ceremony in Kathmandu for a Regional Crisis Management Center and commenced the bilateral special operations training exercise “Balance Nail 17-3” at the Chhauni Barracks in Kathmandu.

The U.S - funded Regional Crisis Management Center, a $1.8 million facility constructed in the heart of the Kathmandu Valley, was developed through the cooperation of the U.S. Embassy's Office of Defense Cooperation, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the World Food Program. This Government of Nepal and U.S. Embassy project directly supports Nepal's ability to coordinate emergency response, facilitate communication with the National Emergency Operations Center, and provide assistance to the affected populations during both manmade and natural d