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Hidden Dominoes From Safety Standpoint

Domino Effect! The video may have other (HIDDEN) dominoes which must have fallen before the incident occurred. Also, these hidden dominoes may not be readily evident in this video. From the safety root-cause-analysis standpoint, think of hidden dominoes which might … 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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Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Preparedness Lessons

Recalling the immediate moments after the major shaking of 25th April, 2015, Ms. Sita Shrestha a resident of Thankot, Chandragiri Municipality, Nepal, said “As soon as the shaking stopped, I took my son and daughter out of the house along … 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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