Adhikari, Rameshwar

Living Under the Threat of Earthquakes

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Table of contents

1. Earthquakes as Events of Inter- and Intra-disciplinary Character—With Special Reference to the Gorkha 2015 Earthquake in Nepal
Jörn H. Kruhl, Rameshwar Adhikari, Uwe E. Dorka

Part I. Earthquakes and Related Hazards

2. Should All of Nepal Be Treated as Having the Same Earthquake Hazard?
Seth Stein, Edward M. Brooks, Bruce D. Spencer, Mian Liu

3. Analysis of Landslides Triggered by the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake, Nepal
Prem Bahadur Thapa

4. The 1985 (M8.1) Michoacán Earthquake and Its Effects in Mexico City
Alejandra Arciniega-Ceballos, Marcela Baena-Rivera, Francisco J. Sánchez-Sesma

Part II. Damage, Prevention, Restoration

5. Lessons from Building Damage Patterns During April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake in Nepal
Ramesh Guragain, Surya Narayan Shrestha, Dev Kumar Maharjan, Suman Pradhan

6. Nepal Post Earthquake Cultural Heritage Rehabilitation
Christian Manhart

7. Heritage and Reconstruction: Different Perspectives
Luigi Petti, Claudia Trillo, Martina Mauro

8. Can We Prevent Structural Failure Under Earthquakes?
Uwe E. Dorka

9. A Critical Appraisal on Turkey’s Neoliberal Quest of Urban Renewal in Historic Urban Landscapes
Zeynep Gunay

10. Traditional Buildings and Preliminary Report in Construction Methods to Combat Earthquake
Rabindra Puri, Sukriti Suvedi

Part III. Disaster Management and Economics

11. Medical Aspects of the Gorkha Earthquake 2015: Disaster Preparedness and Response
Monika Brodmann Maeder, Matiram Pun

12. Meaningfulness of OR Models and Solution Strategies for Emergency Planning
Tanka Nath Dhamala, Iswar Mani Adhikari, Hari Nandan Nath, Urmila Pyakurel

13. Economic Loss from Earthquake in Nepal and Strategies for Recovery and Resilience Building
Ganesh R. Joshi, Narayan B. Joshi

14. Social Capital and Good Governance—A Nexus for Disaster Management: Lessons Learned from Bangladesh
Khan Rubayet Rahaman

15. Directions and Avenues of Geotourism—With Particular View to Nepal
Jörn H. Kruhl

Part IV. Living with Earthquake Risk

16. Women and Children in the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal
Alice Fothergill, Emma Squier

17. Emotional Care in Social Work
Ram Chandra Paudel

18. Earthquake and Earth Justice: Emergence of the Environmental Justice Movement and Its Relevance in Addressing Unanticipated Events
Ananda M. Bhattarai

19. Assessing Policies of Responding to the Risk and Impacts of Earthquakes from a Justice Perspective
Lukas H. Meyer, Harald Stelzer

20. Earthquake Preparedness Policy in Nepal
Volker Schneider, Antje Witting

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Building Construction and Design, Emergency Medicine, Structural Materials, Regional Development

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Springer Natural Hazards
Page amount
21 pages
Natural Sciences
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