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Earthquake forecasting model for Nepal to improve prevention.

Sathian, B. and van Teijlingen, E., 2017. Earthquake forecasting model for Nepal to improve prevention. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 7 (4), 700 - 701.

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DOI: 10.3126/nje.v7i4.20626


There is an urgent need of earthquake forecasting model for Nepal in this current scenario. It can be developed by the scientists of Nepal with the help of experienced international scientists. This will help the Nepalese to take timely and necessary precautions. We would argue that above all we need to use earthquake prediction knowledge to improve the disaster prepardness in local communities, service providers (hospitals, Non-Governmental Organizations, police, etc.), government policy-makers and international agencies. On the whole, both seismology and public health are most successful when focusing on prevention not on prediction per se.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Earthquake; Prediction; Nepal
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:31175
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:29 Aug 2018 15:41
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:12


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