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Nepal : Earthquake, Avalanche, Landslide : 2015/04/25

GLIDE:  EQ-2015-000048-NPL

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERCNEA000003

Duration 2015/04/25
Country or District Nepal
Name Earthquake, Avalanche, Landslide
Outline A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds of people 25 April 2015 as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering an avalanche that hit Everest base camp.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/08/07
8,898 deaths 602,257 houses fully damaged
285,099 houses partially damaged
WFP 2015/07/07
Dead: 8,844
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/06/26
Over 8,800 deaths Around 594,000, 48% houses fully damaged
Around 280,000, 23% houses partially damaged
UNOCHA 2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home.
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/06/03
8,700 people killed Over 500,000 houses were destroyed.
UNOCHA 2015/06/2
Dead:8,659
Displaced:95,100
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/29
103,686 cases were treated and 31,707 patients were admitted in the hospitals
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/21
Dead: 8,631 Fully damaged houses: 494,717
Partially damaged houses: 267,373
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/18
Dead: 8,604 (4,726 female; 3,834 male; 44 bodies remain unidentified)
Injured: 16,808
Fully damaged houses: 488,789
Partially damaged houses: 267,477
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/15
Dead: 8,462
Injured: 20,000
Fully damaged houses: 488,579
Partially damaged houses: 260,026
UNOCHA 2015/05/13
Dead: 8,219
Injured: 17,866
Damaged Gov. buildings: 10,790
Partially damaged Gov. buildings: 14,997
Fully damaged private buildings: 288,798
Partially damaged buildings: 254,112
CNN 2015/05/10
Dead: 8,019
Injured: 17,866
Missing: 366
Destroyed houses: 299,588
Partially damaged houses: 269,107
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/06
Dead: 7,675
Injured: 16,392
Destroyed houses: 284,455
Partially damaged houses: 234,102
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/04
Dead: 7,365
Injured: 14,355
Destroyed houses: 191,058
Partially damaged houses: 175,162
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/02
Dead: 6,659
Injured: 14,062
Destroyed houses: 160,786
Partially damaged houses: 143,642
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/01
Dead: 6,250
Injured: 14,357
Destroyed houses: 160,786
Partially damaged houses: 143,673
UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/30
Dead: 5,582
Injured: 11,175
Destroyed houses: 130,033
Partially damaged houses: 85,856
UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/29
Dead: 5,006
Injured: 10,194
UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/28
Dead: 4,358
Injured: 8,174
Affected: 8 million
UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/27
Dead: 3,351
Injured: 6,833
Affected: 8 million
UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/26
Dead: 2,288
Injured: 5,850

Related Links

Report/Articles

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/08/07
8,898 deaths

WFP 2015/07/07
Nepal Situation Report 16

WFP 2015/07/07
Nepal Situation Report #16, 7 July 2015

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/06/26
Over 8,800 deaths

UNOCHA 2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home.

UNOCHA2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home.

UNOCHA 2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home.

UNOCHA 2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home.

UNOCHA 2015/06/08
864,000 people lost their home

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/06/03
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.20 (as of 3 June 2015)

UNOCHA 2015/06/02
Nepal Flash Appeal Revision: Nepal Earthquake April - September 2015 This Flash Appeal calls for US$422 million to respond to the life-saving and protection needs and support resilience of 2.8 million people for five months.

UNOCHA 2015/06/02
Dead: 8,659 Displaced: 95,100

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/29
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.19 (as of 29 May 2015)

Reuters 2015/05/24
Nepali authorities urged thousands of villagers on Sunday to move to safety after a landslide likely triggered by recent earthquakes blocked a river, raising fears of a devastating flash flood.

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/21
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.17 (as of 21 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/18
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.16 (as of 18 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/15
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.15 (as of 15 May 2015)

UNOCHA 2015/05/13
Nepal: Earthquake Casualties as of 13 May 2015

CNN 2015/05/12
At least 50 people have died in Nepal because of the latest large aftershock occurred on 12 May 2015 and another 1,261 people have been injured.

AFP 2015/05/12
A new earthquake and powerful aftershocks killed at least 36 people in Nepal on 12 May 2015.

CNN 2015/05/10
Death toll in Nepal earthquake tops 8,000

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/06
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No. 11 (as of 6 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/04
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No. 10 (as of 4 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/02
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No. 9 (as of 2 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/05/01
Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No. 8 (as of 1 May 2015)

UNOCHA, UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/30
Situation Report No. 7 (as of 30 April 2015)

UNOCHA 2015/04/29
Nepal Flash Appeal calls for US$415 million to respond to the most urgent humanitarian needs for the next three months.

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/29
Office of the Resident Coordinator - Situation Report No. 6 (as of 29 April 2015)

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/28
Office of the Resident Coordinator - Situation Report No. 05 (as of 28 April 2015; 7:00 pm)

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/27
Office of the Resident Coordinator - Situation Report No. 04 (as of 27 April 2015; 7:00 pm)

BBC 2015/04/27
At least 3,326 people are now known to have died and more than 6,500 people have been injured in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on 25 April 2015.

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/26
Office of the Resident Coordinator - Situation Report No. 03 (as of 26 April 2015; 7:00 pm)

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/26
Most affected areas are Gorkha, Lamjung and Sindhupalchok as well as Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur Districts. Latest government figures on total causalities is 1,900 with more than 5,000 injured. This is expected to increase.

UN RC/HC Nepal 2015/04/25
Most affected areas are Gorkha and Lamjung Districts (north-west of Kathmandu). Damage in Kathmandu Valley limited to historical densely built up neighbourhoods. Latest government figures on total causalities are between 700 - 1000. This is expected to increase.

AFP 2015/04/25
The death toll based on information received on our network across the country has reached 449.

Geographycal Data Information

MapAction 2015/05/24
Nepal: Location of landslide blocking Kaligandaki Mustang Myagdi Baglung River (24 May 2015)

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program 2015/05/12
Magnitude: 7.3 Date-Time: 2015-05-12 07:05:19 (UTC) 12 May 2015 12:50:20 (UTC+05:45) at epicenter Location: 27.843N 86.153E Depth: 18km Region: 18km SE of Kodari, Nepal

New York Times 2015/04/29
Extent of the Damage From the Nepal Earthquake

USGS 2015/04/25
M7.8 Nepal Earthquake of 25 April 2015

UNOCHA 2015/04/25
Nepal: Earthquake (as of 25 Apr 2015) - Location Map

UN Country Team in Nepal 2015/04/25
Nepal: Epicenter of the Earthquake, 25 April 2015

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program 2015/04/25
Magnitude: 7.8 Date-Time: 2015-04-25 06:11:26 (UTC) 2015-04-25 11:56:26 (UTC+05:45) at epicenter Location: 28.147°N 84.708°E Depth: 15.0km (9.3mi) Region: 34km (21mi) ESE of Lamjung, Nepal

Pictures

International Charter 2015/04/27
Damage assessment (Overview) in parts of Kathmandu due to the Nepal Earthquake on 25 April 2015

International Charter
Earthquake and landslide in Nepal and India