Report of the Public Education and Awareness

Nepal is ranked 11th in terms of risk from earthquake according to BCPR on disaster risk. Nepal experienced catastrophic damages in 1934 and 1988 earthquakes. As urbanization are increasing day by day and the construction of the buildings haphazardly without considering earthquake resistant factor. As of recent years, most of the uncontrolled build....
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Structural Analysis and Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings Using SAP 2000 and Implementation of National Building Code of Nepal for Municipal Engineers in Biratnagar

Earthquake Risk Reduction and Recovery Preparedness (ERRRP) program was initiated by UNDP/BCPR (Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery) with the support of government of Japan. This being a National Implementation (NIM) project of UNDP, the implementation responsibility of the project is Ministry of Physical Planning & Works, Department of Ur....
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Biratnagar

The field visits to the municipalities had been scheduled as per the approved annual work plan of ERRRP project. According to annual work plan, the ERRRP project had to organize meeting in each selected municipality level to develop consensus and understanding of project activities. The field visit was made also to plan for the training and sens....
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Sensitilization traning in Biratnagar

† Nepal is a disaster prone country due to its steep terrain, a rugged and fragile geomorphic condition, high peaks and slopes, volatile tectonic processes, variable climatic condition, very rural topography and other factors such as increasing population, poor economic condition, unplanned settlement, low literacy rate etc. Earthquake, floo....
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Report on Earthquake Resistant Construction of Buildings for Supervisors

Earthquakes are natural hazards, but the disasters are man-made. As has often been quoted, Earthquakes donít kill, unsafe buildings do. It is the high vulnerability of our building stock that turns these hazards into disasters. The collapse of engineered and non-engineered building during earthquakes is the main contributor to the loss of lives ....
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