Nepal: A lesson in the risks climate change poses to disaster-prone countries

29 Apr 2015 by Daniel Buckley

The earthquake of April 25th, 2015 measured 7.8 on the Richter Scale and has cause widespread destruction and death across Nepal. UNDP Photo
Weak existing infrastructure means many critical roads have been damaged. Remote mountain villages perched on hillsides require helicopters to distribute aid. Inadequate communications networks complicate the ability to understand and prioritise where relief is most needed. … Read more