Monthly Archives: March 2016

Community Driver of Disaster Resilience

(Pictures, Source: Google) Witnessing the prevailing norm around the country, various social issues such as injustice, discrimination, poverty and inequality seem deeply ingrained into Nepalese socio-cultural fabric. Making right policies is not quite enough as the real drivers of possible solution … Continue reading

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(Part III) The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Economic Impact on Nepal Tourism

(Photo Source: Google) 4. Earthquake Impact on Tourism & Sub-Sectors With full destruction damages of NPR 5,053.5 million and partial damages of NPR 13,809.3 million, the tourism sector has sustained total damages to assets worth NPR 18,862.8 million which mainly … Continue reading

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(Part II) The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Economic Impact on Nepal Tourism

(Photo Source: Google) 3. Impact Indicators & Post Disaster Context 3.1 Gross Domestic Product (GDP):   With hotels and restaurants contributing about 1.9 percent to GDP in 2012, international tourism contributed about 2% to GDP. The 2015-World Tourism and Travel … Continue reading

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(Part I) The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Economic Impact on Nepal Tourism

(Photo Source: Google) Tourism in Nepal The rate of economic growth of any nation is directly related to its industrial development. In this regard tourism industry is certainly one of the major aspects of Nepalese economy. Apart from providing employment … Continue reading

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“Go-Bag” & “DCH”: Enough said, let’s make it right!

Background In the recorded history of Nepal, the Gorkha Earthquake was one of the devastating quakes hitting the country. Nearly 82 years after the mega earthquake of 1934 CE, Nepal was heavily shaken by the recent M 7.6 earthquake on … Continue reading

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