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Search and Rescue squad of NSET assisting in the Search and Rescue operations in the aftermath of April 25 2015 Gorkha Earthquake

NSET’s Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue trained professionals has been supporting the Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army SAR team in conducting the search and rescue operations in different parts of the valley since day one of the April 25, 2015, Gorkha Earthquake. Further to that NSET also mobilized its trained volunteers on Community Search and Rescue (CSAR) for assisting the SAR team.


NSET's efforts towards responding to Gorkha Earthquake 2015

Landslides in the Nepal earthquake

» Information Gathering/Dissemination and Media Coordination

»  Development of Situation Maps

» Damage Assessments of Critical Facilities

» Assisting in Search and Rescue

» Working with the Private Sector

»  Counseling to local people


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Useful documents/ messages

» Fire safety in tents     In English  | In Nepali

» Temporary shelter house design      In Nepali

» Landslides in the Nepal earthquake     In English  | In Nepali

» Travel Advisory     In English  | In Nepali

» Self Assessment of Crack in Building     In Nepali

» General Considerations for Safe Demolition     In English  | In Nepali

» Checking damages in building     In Nepali

» Assess your damaged piller - Piller system house     In Nepali

» Assess your damaged wall - Wall system house     In Nepali

Event Highlights

APAD and NSET Collaboration

NSET facilitated Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) International team comprising of A-PAD HQ Japan and A-PAD Sri Lanka and Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) in coordinating relief... Detail 

Mercy Malaysia starts operating from Field...

Mercy Malaysia has set up an emergency field hospital at Sankhu in Kathmandu aftermath a big earthquake of April 25, 2015 in Nepal.

The field hospital has been set up at the premises of... Detail 

Gorkha Earthquake

On 25th April, 2015, at 11:56 local time, a massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Gorkha District (north-west) of Kathmandu and south of the China border. Dozens of... Detail 

भूकम्पको बेलामा...

भुईंचालो जुनसुकै बेला अचानक जान सक्छ । भुईंचालोको बेला तपाईं जहा“ भएपनि... Detail 

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Major Program


Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response


Nepal Earthquake Risk Management Program Stage II


Promoting Public Private Partnership for Earthquake Risk Management


Building Code Implementation Program in Nepal (BCIPN)

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NSET Statement on Gorkha Earthquake

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»  Call for trained volunteers

»  Call for Action! If Not Now When!!

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