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Nepal Hazard Risk Assessment Part 2: Exposure, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

The project objectives include the development of a synthesis report on Nepal's major hazard risks by carrying out a review of existing vulnerability and hazard reports, studies, analyses and assessments at the national and sub-national levels; an overview presentation of the vulnerability assessment for the country; the development of a detailed economic analysis using the loss probability modeling of Nepal’s risks in conjunction with projected economic losses from forecasted hazards; and the mapping of high risk geographic regions.

Nepal Hazard Risk Assessment Part 1: Hazard Assessment

The project objectives include the development of a synthesis report on Nepal's major hazard risks by carrying out a review of existing vulnerability and hazard reports, studies, analyses and assessments at the national and sub-national levels; an overview presentation of the vulnerability assessment for the country; the development of a detailed economic analysis using the loss probability modeling of Nepal’s risks in conjunction with projected economic losses from forecasted hazards; and the mapping of high risk geographic regions.

Study on Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in the Kathmandu Valley

The Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the official implementing agency for Official Technical Cooperation, dispatched a preliminary survey team to Kathmandu in August 2000 and exchanged a Scope of Work and Minutes of Meeting with HMG. Nippon Koei Co. Ltd. and OYO Corporation were contracted by JICA to conduct this study from January 2001 to March 2002. The resulting report, "Study on Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in the Kathmandu Valley" is presented herein.

The goals set in this study are focused on;

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