Lauren Biscombe, Candice Avanes, & Erica Fischer are co-curators for Emergency Response, Social Impacts, and Community Resilience

April 30, 2015 by  
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Welcome to Lauren Biscombe, Candice Avanes, and Erica Fischer, who have volunteered to act as co-curators of information on Emergency Response, Social Impacts, and Community Resilience from the Nepal Earthquake of April 25, 2015. Lauren Biscombe and Candice Avanes are structural analysts in the Advanced...


Tracy Becker and Laura Whitehurst co-curators for School Buildings

April 30, 2015 by  
Filed under School Buildings

Tracy Becker – McMaster University Welcome to Tracy Becker and Laura Whitehurst, who have volunteered to act as a lead curator of topical information of School Buildings. Dr. Becker is Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. Tracy Becker’s faculty...


Help Inform EERI Nepal Earthquake Reconnaissance Activities

April 29, 2015 by  
Filed under EERI Updates, General Information

Help Inform EERI Nepal Earthquake Reconnaissance Activities While rescue and relief work related to the M7.8 Nepal Earthquake continues, EERI is actively gathering information from media reports and colleagues in Nepal and India as part of the Learning from Earthquakes (LFE) Program. The EERI Nepal Earthquake...


EERI Daily Recap and Update: 27 Apr 2015

April 28, 2015 by  
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Travel & Airport Information: USAR teams that have not yet arrived in Kathmandu have been advised to stand down. There have been reported difficulties in getting aircraft in to Kathmandu as there is only space for six aircraft on the apron and the Nepal Aviation Authority will not issue landing...


EERI Response to Nepal Earthquake

April 26, 2015 by  
Filed under EERI Updates, Response

On April 25, 2015, an M7.8 earthquake struck Nepal 48 miles northwest of Kathmandu, killing a reported 2,500 people across Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and Tibet. Avalanches and powerful aftershocks have followed. The EERI community extends its sympathy to the victims as rescue and relief work still...


Clearinghouse launched and ready for data or reports from EERI members

April 26, 2015 by  
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EERI members and other investigators are encouraged to use this clearinghouse website to share brief observations and photos from the field as well as link to other resources or websites where more detailed information can be found. If you have information or special interest in EERI’s response...