Descriptive Analysis of Injuries and Risk Factors in 25 April 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Project Progress :

100 % progress so far

Started Date:March 02 2016 Completed Date:July 07 2016


Descriptive Analysis of Injuries and Risk Factors in 25 April 2015 Nepal Earthquake

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The project was  conducted in coordination with Save the Children, American Red Cross and NSET. The main aim of the project is to identify the causes of injuries and deaths caused in the April 25 Earthquake, in order to provide a scientific basis for education and training of the Nepali public in basic disaster preparedness and mitigation. The project will provide a clear picture about the specific risk factors associated with injuries; hazards in the built environment and building typologies with specific risks for human casualties; specific risk mitigation efforts and behaviours to decrease deaths and injuries. 

District Coverage: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk and Kavrepalanchowk Sample Size: 2000 individuals affected by earthquake. Funding Agency: Save the Children and American Red Cross Project Partners: Save the Children, American Red Cross, NSET Project Period: April, 2016 to August, 2016