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Earthquake Scenarios, Nepal


Dadeldhura Downloads

Rukum (West)

Rukum (West) Downloads


Bajhang Downloads

Available documents:

Separate Appendices:

Available documents:

Separate Appendices:

Available documents:

Separate Appendices:


These scenarios show potential consequences of a major earthquake in three districts, and their headquarter municipalities, in Karnali and Sudurpashchim Provinces: Amargadhi, Dadeldhura; Musikot, Rukum (West); and Jayaprithivi, Bajhang.

A storyline follows local characters and includes practical lessons to prepare. Appendices contain detailed technical findings that will be of interest to local scientists and engineers, government agencies, and officials.

This participatory effort to increase risk awareness and earthquake resilience in Nepal is part of the Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) program, a large, multi-sector, food security program overseen by Mercy Corps and made possible by the generous support of the American people and USAID.