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Nepal

Nepal: Kathmandu under-prepared for earthquake

13 Jan 2015, Kantipur Publications

'We failed to learn from the 1934 disaster. There hasn’t been much progress to protect people and the existing infrastructure from earthquake,' said Amod Mani Dixit, executive director at the National Society for Earthquake Technology, the major partner of the government working in earthquake preparedness...


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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