Nepal's Collective Journey Toward a Safer Future
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An International Conference on Experience of Earthquake Risk Management, Preparedness and Reconstruction in Nepal jointly organized by Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal (NSET)

18-21 June 2018, Kathmandu

Venue: Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal (June 18-20, 2018)
Field Trip (On invitation): Nuwakot Earthquake Reconstruction Site (June 21, 2018)


1. Critically look back at what we all collectively did for Earthquake Risk Reduction & Preparedness in Nepal in the past decades in the Light of 2015 Gorkha Earthquake sequence

2. Critically examine the experience of Earthquake Reconstruction so far, and also

3. Looking forward to help set the Way Forward


In the past decades since the M6.6 Udaypur earthquake of 1988, Nepal has done a great stride in Earthquake Risk Management: there have been tremendous progress in policy formulation, for example development and implementation of the National Building Code, ..

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The conference is designed as a three-day event with a field trip to the reconstruction sites nearby Kathmandu Valley. The first day will be devoted to learning from the past in which important operators of earthquake risk management initiatives such as the government..

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» Program at a glance
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» Second Circular

Program Summary      Overall Schedule     |      Day 01: 18 June 2018     |     Day 02: 19 June 2018     |     Day 03: 20 June 2018

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Kathmandu Metropolitian City       Laliptur Metropolitian City       Durham University       USAID/OFDA

Platinum Sponsor

Jagdamba Steel

Medical Partner

Nepal Mediciti

Knowledge Partners

Nepal Engineers' Association       Society of Nepalese Architects       SCAF Nepal       DPNET       NRCS

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