earthquake

Earthquake risk and building resilience in Nepal

standard Earthquake risk and building resilience in Nepal

Earthquake risk in less-developed countries such as Nepal presents challenges to both practitioners working in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), and for academic researchers undertaking research in this field. Nepal is located in one of the most seismically active regions in [...]

Initial reports of landslides from the 7th November 2012 earthquake in Guatemala

standard Initial reports of landslides from the 7th November 2012 earthquake in Guatemala

The M=7.4 that struck just offshore western Guatemala yesterday is now believed to have killed at least 48 people, with more people thought to still be buried in the rubble.  The location of the epicenter of the earthquake, as measured [...]