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Nepal: Building codes

20 Nov 2014, Republica

'We must all recognize the importance of ensuring Nepal’s preparation for earthquakes and other disasters. Promoting safer buildings is a critical aspect of Nepal’s future, and we welcome the commitment shown by a wide range of stakeholders in defining the framework for the National Plan of Action for Safer Buildings'...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported