Savitri Devi Chaudry, is a member of the Disaster Preparedness Committee. The committee is part of Mercy Corps' Disaster Risk Reduction program, which aims to reduce the risk of flooding by implementing measures like building up river embankments, planting grass on the embankments to help stabilize the land, and building bamboo spurs to help hold the bank in place. Sirens are also provided for warning the community of any flooding. Kailali, Nepal.
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