EEFIT Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal
Date published

1 August 2019

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EEFIT Mission report: Gorkha, Nepal

Report
Date published

1 August 2019

Price

Free

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This EEFIT Field Mission report details the geological events leading up to the 7.8 Mw earthquake which struck Gorkha on 25 April 2015 and the consequences for the structures and communities affected.

The report includes information on:

  • The tectonics, seismology and seismic hazard
  • Nepalese building stock, contruction practices and building performance
  • Geotechnical aspects
  • Education and healthcare facilities
  • Socio-economic impact

 

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
112
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure EEFIT

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