Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • Earthquake safety week-2012 - Report

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!


Earthquake safety week-2012 - Report

Source(s):  Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA)

This document reports on the ‘Earthquake Safety Week-2012’ observed in the whole Bihar state in the week starting from January 15, 2012, in remembrance of the most devastating Nepal-Bihar earthquake of 1934. It presents the activities organised at State and district level as a part of a public awareness strategy in order to inform communities about the seismic vulnerability of Bihar.

It includes a seismic zoning map of the state, which shows that 6.5% of the total area of Bihar is placed in Zone V, referred to as very high damage risk zone. Out of the 38 districts of the state a total no. of 8 districts fall under the highest earthquake seismic zone-V. Again 22 districts of the state fall under seismic zone-IV and the rest in zone-III.

Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • Earthquake safety week-2012 - Report
  • Publication date 2012
  • Number of pages 8 p.

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNISDR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use

CONTRIBUTED BY: A PreventionWeb user