The Kathmandu Valley earthquake risk management action plan [1998]
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The Kathmandu Valley earthquake risk management action plan [1998] a product of the Kathmandu Vally Earthquake Risk Management Project by National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal

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Published by National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET-Nepal) in Kathmandu, Nepal .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementimplemented by National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET-Nepal) [and] GeoHazards International (GHI), USA
ContributionsGeoHazards International
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE537.2.N35 K38 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24443168M
LC Control Number2010474453
OCLC/WorldCa56470893

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Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Action Plan, an action plan under KVERMP, was created through a wide consultation process involving major stakeholders, including almost all concerned ministries, departments, and critical facilities operators. The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project (KVERMP) had four objectives: 1) evaluate Kathmandu Valley's earthquake risk and prescribe an action plan for managing that risk. This paper introduces the Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project and the progress of the project as of August are described below. The project activities discussed are the simplified earthquake scenario and action plan, the school seismic safety program, and public awareness and institution building activities. Cited by: scenario and an action plan for earthquake risk management in the Kathmandu Valley, 2) a school earthquake safety program, and 3) awareness raising and institutional strengthening. The project was implemented with strong participation by national government agencies, municipal governments.

  Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Action Plan, an action plan under KVERMP, was created through a wide consultation process involving major stakeholders, including almost all concerned ministries, departments, and critical facilities operators. 3 OBJECTIVES OF THE KATHMANDU VALLEY EARTHQUAKE RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT (KVERMP) The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project was designed to meet four objectives: 1. Evaluate earthquake risk and prescribe an action plan for managing that risk; 2. Reduce the public schools’ earthquake vulnerability; 3. Kathmandu Valley could be destroyed or severely damaged resulting about 55 to 65 million tons of debris from this destruction. The “Kathmandu Valley Post-Earthquake Debris Management Strategic Plan” is developed, with the financial support of the USAID/OFDA, to assist the Government of Nepal (GoN) in the preparedness. zone, where the Indian and Eurasian plates converge, all of Nepal is vulnerable to earthquake. However, it is the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal’s capital, where the most severe potential impact is located. According to a study by GeoHazards International, the Kathmandu Valley is the most at-risk city in the world to an earthquake

Establishment and strengthening of risk management institution PART III: APPENDICES APPENDIX 1: EXAMPLE OF AN EARTHQUAKE SCENARIO A month in Quito following a future earthquake APPENDIX 2: EXAMPLE OF AN ACTION PLAN The Kathmandu Valley earthquake risk management action plan APPENDIX 3: EXAMPLES OF PUBLICATIONS TO DISSEMINATE THE RESULTS Reports. The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project aimed to improve this situation and to start a process of managing earthquake risk in the Valley. The Kathmandu Valley project had four main objectives: to evaluate Kathmandu Valley’s earthquake risk and to prescribe an action plan for managing the risk;.   The Kathmandu Valley Earthquake Risk Management Project (KVERMP, ) has predicted that an earthquake similar to that of would ca deaths serious injuries from , to , residents of the Kathmandu valley could be homeless and almost 60% of the infrastructures will be either damaged (40%) or destroyed (20%. Opioids are the primary drugs used in Western medicine for pain management and palliative care. Farming of opium poppies remains the sole source of these essential.