Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal

UKRI GCRF: Urban Disaster Risk Hub

Supporting Agency: UK-GCRF/DFID

UKRI GCRF: Urban Disaster Risk Hub

This University of Edinburgh, UK supported project is being implemented by NSET during Feb 2019 – March 2022. The project has mainly 2 objectives:

• To reduce the risk of multiple, interacting hazards on the populations that will inhabit the rapidly expanding urban development of the Kathmandu City

• To facilitate the incorporation of multiple risks scenarios into new planning guidelines in the proposed satellite cities of Kathmandu.

The project has planned following activities:

• Stock taking of hazard, exposure and risk data for the implementation of main GCRF-URD project and contribute to the milestone for the Hub

• Identifying key stakeholders and establishing/strengthening relationship with stakeholders at different level

• Development of framework for methodology for hazard analysis, exposure data collection fragility functions update and risk analysis

• Coordinating and working with the tubule team in installation of smart-solo seismometer in the land around Khokana in the first instance and across the Kathmandu valley.

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