HRRP INVITATION Landslide research following the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake: Implications for reconstruction and future preparedness
Published     28 March, 2018

Date: Thursday, 29 March
Time: 3-5pm 
Venue: HRRP Office, Jwagal (Location)

Happening tomorrow,w e are pleased to invite you to a very special event on Thursday 29 March from 3-5pm at the HRRP Office, Jwagal. The session will be focused on landslide research following the 2015 Gorkha earthquake and its implications for reconstruction and future preparedness.
In this session, researchers from Durham University and NSET will share findings from the Earthquakes without Frontiers project, and an ongoing research project funded by DFID as part of the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience programme. The session will cover: 
  • How the landslide hazard has evolved since the 2015 Gorkha earthquake and the implications for future risk
  • Community-based approaches to landslide risk reduction
  • The development of earthquake/landslide scenarios to support disaster risk reduction and contingency planning
The team will give three short presentations which will introduce some news tools and approaches for use in the design and delivery of landslide risk reduction projects.
There will also be a presentation on the NRA’s work to date on the geo-hazard risk assessment and potential mitigation strategies for at risk areas, and on the recently published Disaster Risk Management Act and how this relates to landslide research and preparedness.