Sunkoshi Landslide damming

Title: Special Talk Program on Sunkoshi Landslide Damming: Causes, consequences and Actions
Organized by: Nepal Geological Society in association with Nepal Geological Society in association with Nepal Landslide Society, Himalayan Landslide Society, Nepal Geotechnical Society and NSET-Nepal
Date: August 13, 2014 (Shrawan 28, 2071), Wednesday 
Time: 2:00-5:00 PM
Venue: Russian Center of Science and Culture, Kamalpokhari
Attended by more than 150 people representing various government and non-government organization, professional societies, academic institutions; members of NGS and associated societies. Four technical papers were presented from geological, engineering geological, geotechnical and humanitarian aspects. Though the discussion time was limited due to time constraints, we had common understanding on the causes of the slide, need of improved mechanism for geo-disaster risk reduction, requirement of improved system to properly address humanitarian issues during the disaster and post-disaster management. Thanks to the paper presenter Prof. M.R. Dhital; S.C. Amatya; T.L. Adhikari; D. R. Pandey and all participants for making the program a successful one
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