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NEPAL COUNTRY REPORT GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF RISK ISDR
Abstract:
Floods, landslides, fires, hailstorms, drOught and other hazards frequently affect the population of Nepal. Every year natural disasters cause a large number of deaths and property losses. Efforts have been made to understand the cause and effect of hazardous phenomena since 1970s through the use of topographic, geologic, hydrologic, climatologic, and land-use maps. Several large-scale disasters of the late 1980s and 1990s, and the influence of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR, 1990-1999) further emphasized the need to address the problem of natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides and floods, with the aim of reducing their potential impact, especially for securing infrastructure that started being constructed all over the country in those years.
Publisher: UNDP Type / Script:
Progress Report  in  English
Keywords:
HUMAN POVERTY INDICES, MEASURING POVERTY, POVERTY IN NEPAL
Thematic Group:
UNDP, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
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Feeder: SHOVA GIRI, Editor: PRAFFUL STH, Auditor:
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NEPAL COUNTRY REPORT GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF RISK ISDR
Abstract:
Floods, landslides, fires, hailstorms, drOught and other hazards frequently affect the population of Nepal. Every year natural disasters cause a large number of deaths and property losses. Efforts have been made to understand the cause and effect of hazardous phenomena since 1970s through the use of topographic, geologic, hydrologic, climatologic, and land-use maps. Several large-scale disasters of the late 1980s and 1990s, and the influence of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR, 1990-1999) further emphasized the need to address the problem of natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides and floods, with the aim of reducing their potential impact, especially for securing infrastructure that started being constructed all over the country in those years.
Publisher: UNDP Type / Script:
Progress Report  in  English
Keywords:
HUMAN POVERTY INDICES, MEASURING POVERTY, POVERTY IN NEPAL
Thematic Group:
UNDP, (2009)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
PDF | File Size: 506 KB   Download
Feeder: SHOVA GIRI, Editor: , Auditor:
...