Survey on Risk Perception and Housing Reconstruction in Khokana

Researchers from the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (GSGES) of Kyoto University led by Prof. Kenji Okazaki went to Kathmandu, Nepal from November 21 to 25 to conduct a risk perception survey, a house measurement survey, and an area disaster recovery survey in Khokana Village, Karyabinayak Municipality as part of the Grant for Global Sustainability (GGS) Project joint research with the Center for Disaster Studies (CDS) of Tribhuvan University, the National Society for Earthquake Technology – Nepal (NSET), and the local government office of Karyabinayak Municipality.  More than a hundred household representatives participated in the risk perception survey while 39 houses were drawn and measured in the house measurement survey. This joint research is investigating how risk perception and protective actions of the residents of Khokana have changed after the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.

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