2015 Gorkha Earthquake: Unpacking Resilience for Reducing Disaster Risk

Posted On: 2016-09-05

The Gorkha earthquake and other disasters have made it increasingly necessary to answer the question “Why build resilience and to what?” There is a need for deep scrutiny to glean lessons for building back better and introducing resilience into risk reduction efforts. Both concepts require over coming the sorts of social, institutional, and managerial oversights that can lead to cascading and catastrophic infrastructural failures. The answer can also help identify gaps in policy and actions and contribute to more effective reconstruction and risk reduction efforts by  filling in those gaps. To learn more click on download.

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