Tag Archives: Disaster Risk Management

Global Threats of Climate Change: Nepalese Context

(Photo Source: Google) Verisk Maplecroft, a global risks analytics and research organization, published a Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) in 2010, ranking Nepal as the fourth most vulnerable country to the impacts of climate change. Recent estimates show that Nepal, … Continue reading

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Risk Analysis: Various attributes

(Photo Source: Google) Let’s start with a simple example of a gallon of kerosene which probably is only a hazard until we light a match nearby, when we actually make the situation risky for the people and property around. Unsafe … Continue reading

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Risk: Concept & Components

(Photo Source: Google) Whenever there is a likelihood scenario of losing someone or something of value, there is risk associated. In a broader perspective, risk can also be understood as potential for loss. In financial terms, risk is either pure … Continue reading

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Man-Made Disasters: A Quick Inquiry!

(Photo Source: Google) Man-made disasters are essentially the results of human activities or to put it more accurately, incoherent activities. Unlike natural disasters where a natural hazard is a direct contributing factor, human-induced disasters are caused by unsafe act or … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters: A Brief Display of Categorization

(Photo Source: Google) Natural disasters can strike us in many forms including earth’s seismic activities or catastrophic weather events. With every passing year the worldwide data shows that both the frequency and magnitude of natural disasters are in the rise. … Continue reading

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