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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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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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(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 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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