OCHA CASS Report 25 Apr

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SITUATION
ANALYSIS
24hrs
Earthquake
Nepal
[25.04.2015 – 2030CET]
Prepared by OCHA CASS
1 Scope and scale of the crisis

Earthquake Magnitude 7.8M, Depth:15km, Bharatpur, Nepal (81km northwest of Kathmandu); 25 Apr 2015
06:11 UTC (GDACS)

6,506,481 people within 100km

Estimated casualties: More than 1,300 (Reuters 2000CET)

Government reporting 30 out of 75 districts affected in the Western and Central Regions, including
Kathmandu Valley districts. This includes mountain and hilly areas, disperse rural populations as well as
some very densely populated districts and Nepal’s 2 largest cities – greater Kathmandu and Pokhara.
(GDACS)
– Total Population of Nepal 27.8 million (WB)
Most affected districts:
Central Region
Western Region
Sindulpalchowk
287,798
Kaski
492,098
Kavre
381,937
Gorkha
271,061
Nuwakot
277,471
Lamjung
167,724
Rasuwa
43,300
Dolakha
186,557
(Government of Nepal, 2011 projection of 2001 Census data)

Estimated population exposed to earthquake shaking in the region (beyond Nepal’s national borders)
Estimated Intensity
VI
VII
VIII
IX
X
Perceived Shaking
Strong
Very Strong
Severe
Violent
Extreme
Est. Population
Exposure
29 million
3.7 million
964,000
728,000
0
Potential damage to
vulnerable structures
moderate
moderate/
heavy
heavy
very heavy
very heavy
Potential damage to
resistent structures
light
moderate
moderate/
heavy
heavy
very heavy
(Mercalli Intensity)
(USGS-PAGER)
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