Tag Archives: Disaster Loss

Earthquake Impact: Cement Industries in Nepal

Cement Manufacturers Association of Nepal (CMAN) claimed that the ban on building construction immediately after the Gorkha Earthquake induced an estimated 85 percent dip in the demand for cement. As per CMAN there were 46 cement industries producing a total … Continue reading

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Earthquake Impact: Brick Industries in Nepal

As per FNBI (Federation of Nepal Brick Industries) estimation there are a total of 850 registered brick industries in Nepal. Around 108 brick factories residing inside Kathmandu valley produced around 430 million bricks while nearly 3 billion bricks were produced … Continue reading

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Gorkha Earthquake vs Tourism Sector in Nepal

….as per the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), National Planning Commission, the total damages and losses caused by the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 is NPR 706 billion (US$ 7.0 billion) which is about one third of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) … Continue reading

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A Brief Review of Escalating Number of Disasters in Nepal

(Photo Source: Google) Mid April 2014, a deadly avalanche on Mt. Everest killed over a dozen Sherpa guides. After a long dispute between the Nepalese government and the Sherpas, few of the insurance, compensation and safety related demands were met … Continue reading

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Nepalese construction sector industries/factories: In the wake of the Gorkha Earthquake 2015

(Photo Source: Google) Background The impact sustained by the construction sector businesses in Nepal has far-reaching repercussions which need to be analyzed to support the ongoing reconstruction efforts as well as to prepare for future disaster situations. Nepal was heavily … Continue reading

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