Topic: Earthquake

The impact of disasters on agriculture: Addressing the information gap

  In developing countries the agriculture sector absorbs 23 percent of the total damage and losses. Between 2005 and 2014, approximately USD 93 billion was lost in crop and livestock production due to natural hazards and disasters in developing countries.  The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage …

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Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety

This guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards. It presents information and guidance on: Identifying natural hazards that could potentially impact a school; Making new and existing school buildings safer for children and staff, and more resistant to damage during natural disasters; Planning and preparing …

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Safe in the Open

This video is part of the series, ‘Staying Prepared – Lessons from 2015 Nepal Earthquakes.’ These videos capture experiences and lessons learned from different communities which were affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. This third video, Safe in the Open, highlights the importance open spaces and how they are necessary and useful after a disaster. …

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Ready to Go

This video is part of the series, ‘Staying Prepared – Lessons from 2015 Nepal Earthquakes.’ These videos capture experiences and lessons learned from different communities which were affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. This second video, Ready to Go, highlights the importance of ‘go bags’ and how preparing one and keeping one up-to-date can help …

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Keeping Heritages Intact

This video is part of the series, ‘Staying Prepared – Lessons from 2015 Nepal Earthquakes.’ These videos capture experiences and lessons learned from different communities which were affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. This first video, Keeping Heritages Intact, highlights the importance of cultural preservation and how doing such can occur before and after disasters. …

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Nepal earthquake: How a GO BAG (Emergency Kit) became the Bag for Survival

  On April 25, 2015, an earthquake with a magnitude of over 7.8M killed more than 9,000 people and injured more than 23,000 in Nepal. This is the second story in a series which highlights preparedness measures taken by every day individuals before the earthquake struck. Based on the interaction with Sita Shrestha, Thankot “When …

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पुस्तिका: पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू

पुस्तिका: पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू   यो पुस्तिकाले पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू कसरी गर्न सकिन्छ भन्ने कुराको मार्ग निर्देशन गर्दछ। पुस्तिकाले भुकम्प तथा अन्य प्राकृतिक प्रकोपबाट साँस्कृतिक धरोहरहरू जोगाउन संरक्षणविद् तथा साँस्कृतिक समुदायहरूलाई मर्मतसंभारका जुक्तिहरू पनि दिन्छन्। नेपालमा वैशाख १२, २०७२ मा गएको ७.८ माग्निटूडको भुकम्पले ९ …

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रातो पाण्डा चित्र कथा (कमिक) श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण

Red Panda Comic Series: Disaster Risk Reduction (in Nepali) अमेरिकी दुतावास काठमाण्डौं र नेपालस्थित अमेरिकी सहयोग नियोगको प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण कार्यालयले सन् २०१३ मा खासगरी भुकम्पिय जोखिमलाई ध्यानमा राखेर प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण सम्वन्धि यी ४-पृष्ठका चित्र कथाहरू सार्वजनिकरण गरेका थिए। नेपाली समाजको हरेक उमेर समुदायलाई ध्यानमा राखेर हजारौंका सङ्ख्यामा यी चित्र कथाहरू वितरण गरिएका थिए। …

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रातो पाण्डा सार्वजनिक हितका सन्देशहरूको श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण

Red Panda PSA Video Series: Disaster Risk Reduction (in Nepali) अमेरिकी दुतावास काठमाण्डौं र नेपालस्थित अमेरिकी सहयोग नियोगको प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण कार्यालयले जनवरी १५, २०१३ का दिन प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण सम्वन्धि सार्वजनिक हितका यी सन्देशहरू सार्वजनिकरण गरेका थिए। यी सन्देशहरू विभिन्न टेलिभिजन स्टेशनहरूबाट धेरै पटक प्रशारित भए र निकै मनपराइनुका साथै यस्ले भुकम्पको जोखिम न्यूनिकरणमा …

रातो पाण्डा सार्वजनिक हितका सन्देशहरूको श्रृङ्खला: प्रकोप जोखिम न्यूनिकरण Read More »