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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

III. The impact of crisis response: the Nepal earthquake

Chapter:
9. The challenges of relief and development in dangerous places
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2016
Author(s):
Gary Milante

On 25 April 2015 an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck in Nepal, with its epicentre in the Lamjung district, causing destruction in 14 of the 75 districts in the country. Two weeks later, on 12 May, a second earthquake hit the country, this time 7.2 on the Richter scale, exacerbating the humanitarian situation. According to official statistics, nearly 9000 people were killed, more than 21 000 injured and 188 900 temporarily displaced as a result of the earthquakes. In total, 605 254 houses were destroyed and 288 255 houses damaged, leaving many thousands homeless.

Citation (MLA):
Milante, Gary. "9. The challenges of relief and development in dangerous places." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-009-div1-068.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Milante, G. (2016). 9. The challenges of relief and development in dangerous places. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-009-div1-068.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Milante, Gary. "9. The challenges of relief and development in dangerous places." In SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-009-div1-068.xml
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