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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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Disaster Risks in Nepal: Perception Review

(Photo Source: Google) Prior to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015, National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET), under the Public-Private Partnership for Earthquake Risk Management (3PERM) program sponsored by the USAID/OFDA, conducted multiple earthquake risk perception surveys of various private-sector stakeholders in … Continue reading

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(Part 3 of 3) Impact on construction sector businesses in Nepal due to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 and its potential implications on reconstruction

(Photo Source: Google) (Project Submission Date: 15th December, 2015) CHAPTER III: RESULTS (Contd.) Results from telephone survey A telephone survey was conducted for altogether 37 construction sector industries as well as professional associations including brick, cement, reinforcement steel bar, CGI … Continue reading

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(Part 2 of 3) Impact on construction sector businesses in Nepal due to the Gorkha Earthquake 2015 and its potential implications on reconstruction

(Photo Source: Google) (Project Submission Date: 15th December, 2015) CHAPTER III: RESULTS (Contd.) Brick Industries After the Gorkha Earthquake, there were 2 recorded fatalities and 6 injuries in brick factories all over the nation. Extensive major and minor damages to … Continue reading

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