GeoHazards International

687 Bay Road, Menlo Park,

California 94025, USA

(650) 614-9050

info@geohaz.org

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

 

 

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October 25, 2019

Like many villagers in Nepal’s middle hills, Chet travels by foot on narrow trails. On a good day, going to school takes two hours each way, even for a fleet 12-year-old. GeoHazards International has been helping local leaders to take action that will make his world and school a whole lot safer, so that a disaster won’...

April 23, 2018

Ouch! Recent cuts to U.S. humanitarian aid mean that we now face a severe reduction to our program in Nepal. The timing could not beworse. Today marks three years since Nepal's devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Our hearts go out to the many families still struggling
to recover.

Close to 9,000 people died, mostly in...

November 29, 2017

This year, disasters claimed too many innocent victims around the world. Who can fathom losing everything, or those you love, so suddenly?

We asked a few of our team to tell you about where they live and work--in Haiti, northeast India, and far west Nepal. Your gift could help to protect people in these communities from...

February 1, 2017

If you walk the rocky road to school with a child in Nepal's west, you'll know that it takes awhile. Something else you should know about these rugged hills: a powerful earthquake is poised to rupture. We're working there to help people prepare.

 On the way to school in mid-west Nepal's middle hills. Photo: Lalrinpuii T...

May 6, 2015

While the emergency response effort accelerates in the wake of the April 25, 2015 earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal, nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations are already raising money to help the Nepalese people reconstruct their schools and homes. Often lacking any experience or expertise in building structures tha...

July 15, 2010

What are the steps needed to make concrete buildings with infill walls safer in earthquakes? Researchers and engineers from the United States, Pakistan and Nepal met in Kathmandu July 2010 to discuss options.

These buildings have a reinforced concrete frame, often lacking earthquake-resistant ductile details, and unrein...

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