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Nepal Earthquake - Preparing and Planning for the Next Disaster

Nepal Earthquake: Preparing and Planning for the Next Disaster

Humanitarian responses and relief need to be quick, effective and correctly focused to be able to save as many lives as possible. UNU-EHS’s Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson discusses Nepal’s recent earthquake and some important new disaster risk reduction approaches that are key to a future where the impact of such occurrences doesn’t continue to mount.

Nepal’s Mammoth Tasks After the Earthquake

The recent earthquake has dealt a serious blow to Nepal’s fragile economy and development. What priorities must the government set in order to revitalize the country and prepare it better for future catastrophes? Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index experts give insight into the major tasks ahead.