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Seabed uplift in Kaikoura.

By: Marie Claire Pascua Disaster Risk Management Specialist, EMI   On resilience I had the opportunity to visit Christchurch in November 2016, just a few days after the…

Situational Reports and Maps on M7.8 Nepal EQ.

An Australian earthquake engineer has called on the federal government to provide building expertise to Nepal and to reinstate aid cut to South West Pacific countries, to help mitigate destruction from future earthquakes.

GENEVA, 27 April 2015 – The Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström, today expressed her condolences to the government and people of Nepal…

Nepal was sruck by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake at around noon local time on Saturday, with the epicentre in Lamjung District around 80 kilometres northwest of Kathmandu, and has been hit by continuing aftershocks in the four to five range on the Richter Scale.

By Andy McElroyYEREVAN, 1 December 2014 – The Armenian city of Spitak, at the epicentre of the devastating 1988 earthquake, is a reminder of why current efforts to…

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