Diverting disaster – Nepali earthquake preparedness

Nepal is a nation with little or no building codes situated on a tectonic plate. Add to that entrenched poverty issues, a major earthquake every 80 years and an unstable government, and  the thought of an earthquake being due, post the  major New Zealand and Japan earthquakes, raises some serious issues.

Alan Duncan for The Guardian development blog discusses Nepal’s earthquake preparedness here.

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One thought on “Diverting disaster – Nepali earthquake preparedness

  1. Very interesting since i’ve just been in fire and ice and seen a poster advertising earthquake preparedness kits. i wonder what is in them?

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