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Nepal

Nepal disaster preparedness needs to go local

17 Oct 2014, IRIN

'One of the challenges is that if the infrastructure is not regularly tested by natural disasters or simulations, it is hard to maintain or scale up momentum,' NRRC's Reddick explained. By contrast, Bangladesh sees regular flooding in the same locations, meaning its warning, mitigation...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2004 800,015
Flood 2007 640,706
Flood 1993 553,268
Flood 1987 351,000
Drought 2009 303,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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