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A mass of snow sliding, tumbling, or flowing down an inclined surface. source: Avalanche-center.org

Post-quake Nepal vulnerable to geohazards

27 May 2016, SciDevNet

One year after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, a multi-hazard risk assessment and management approach that takes into account the loss of 9,000 lives, damage worth seven billion dollars and tremor-induced geohazards is yet to be developed, says a new study.



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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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