National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET)
Owner Builders Trainings on Earthquake Risk Reduction
With the main goal of making the urban communities safe from earthquake and to enforce the implementation of Nepal National Building Code five different Owner Builders Trainings on Earthquake Risk Reduction were conducted under the program “Support Quality and Implementation of Nepal National Building Code (NBC)”. ...
NSET participates in the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (WCEE) was held from 24 to 28 September 2012 in Lisbon the capital city of Portugal. WCEE is a mega event observed every four years. The last WCEE was held in China and the next is planned in Chile in 2016. Prominent institutions...
Training of Trainers (TOT) in the Eastern Region of Nepal (Dhankuta)
26 persons got trained from the 5 day Training of Trainers Program (TOT) organized in Dhankuta during 27 June-1 July 2012. The participants of the training program were the Resource persons from ......
If you are
indoors:- STAY THERE and move only a few steps to the closest
previously identified safe place in the room. DUCK, COVER, and HOLD ON.
Get under a table and hang on to it. Protect your eyes and head. Get away
from windows, heavy furniture or appliances that might fall on you. Get
out of the kitchen, which is a very dangerous place. DO NOT run downstairs
or rush outside while the building is shaking.
If you are
outside:- Get into the OPEN, away from buildings, power
lines, trees, and anything else that might fall on you. If you are in the
city, seek shelter under archways or doorways but do not enter the building.
DO NOT try to walk through narrow roads or gullies.
If you are
driving or in a vehicle:- STOP SLOWLY. Move your car as
far out of traffic (and buildings) as possible. DO NOT stop on or under
a bridge, trees, light posts, power lines, or signs. STAY INSIDE your car
until the shaking stops. Should you resume driving, watch for cracks in
the roads, fallen buildings, stones or trees etc.
If you are
in a mountainous area:- WATCH OUT for falling rock, landslides,
trees, and other debris that could be loosened by the earthquake.
Disaster Inventory/Information Management System in Nepal
National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) with financial and technical support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the year 2003 endeavored to establish a systematic data inventory of natural disaster events in Nepal........ Details »
Recent earthquake in Nepal
5.7magnitude earthquake hit Chhapri, Darchula (epicenter) on 2011/04/04 at 11:31:40.21 hrs.
4.1magnitude earthquake hit Apihimal, Darchula (epicenter) on 2011/04/04 at 13:42:43.07 hrs.
A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck in southern Mexico, about 110 miles from Acapulco on 20/03/2012. The governor of Guerrero state is now saying that least 800 homes collapsed in Igualapa, CNN reports. Igualapa is a city of about 10,000 people in the coastal region south of Chilpancingo.
A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck Myanmar on 24/03/2011. At least 74 people killed, 111 injured, 413 buildings damaged and one bridge collapsed in eastern Myanmar.