25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake disaster risk reduction situation report: focus on risk and impact

This disaster risk reduction situation report explains the drivers of disaster risk in Nepal and draws attention to the efforts that have been undertaken to reduce these risks. Within these efforts special attention is paid to the economics of DRR, insurance and risk transfer, critical infrastructure, cultural heritage, and health and health facilities. The report provides important resources related to disaster risk reduction in Nepal, the thematic area of cultural heritage, and the risk concepts of hazard, exposure and vulnerability.

A key overview of the background of historical disasters, the calculated risks and the ongoing work on disaster risk reduction in Nepal are summarized in a previous Preventionweb DRR situation report for Nepal.

Date:
2015
Pages:
11 p.
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Themes:
Health & Health Facilities, Risk Identification & Assessment, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Economics of DRR, Critical Infrastructure, Cultural Heritage
Hazards:
Earthquake
Countries:
Nepal
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