On Thursday, February 18, the Harvard South Asia Institute will present a lecture entitled “The Scope of Spatial Data and Technology for Building Resilience of Vulnerable Groups: A Case of 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Informal Settlements in Kathmandu” by Dev Raj Paudyal, a lecturer in the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia. This presentation explores the role of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and technology for disaster risk reduction and community resilience for informal settlements. A case of Nepal Earthquake 2015 has been taken as a case study. This event is cosponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Design MDes Risk and Resilience Lecture.
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