GEO-HAZARDS RESEARCH

The main aim of this research is to study geo-hazards in the Himalayan region involving HRI scientists. The research focused mainly on the Landslide hazards. The susceptibility study of landslides and the relation of landslides to different environmental conditions were accessed through the research. The findings of the research were published in the form of research papers in international journals.

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NEPAL TERAI FLOOD OF 2017: A CASE STUDY OF GAUR MUNICIPALITY, RAUTAHAT DISTRICT


The main aim of this research is to study the probable causes of flooding, disaster preparedness activities, response to flood event by various agencies, and its impact on different sector of Gaur Municipality, Rautahat District of Nepal. The study is based on the information acquired from different agencies and the direct interview and interaction with the officials and local people of different community of Gaur Municipality. The Nepal Terai Flood, 2017 is the biggest flood disaster, the people had ever seen. In fact, this flood disaster can be concluded as the flood disaster of the century, in the sense that even the old age people had not heard of such a high flood and inundation in an area.

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LANDSLIDE STUDY OF JAJARKOT DISTRICT OF NEPAL


This paper comprise a GIS based analysis of landslides occurred in the district by use of secondary data available through various sources. The study widely used open source software and data including Google Earth, USGS’s Earth Explorer and Survey Department of Nepal. The data were mapped and analyzed through QGIS.
The research aim to contribute to the future development planning of the district.

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Contact: Suman Chapagain on ResearchGate
Research support from HRI