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Two years after the second earthquake rocked Nepal in 2015, the recovery efforts have been stalled by political instability and money mismanagement, Hemant Ojha, Eileen Baldry and Krishna K. Shrestha.

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Japan's response to a tsunami threat following a major earthquake shows it has learned much from past events, including the deadly quake and tsunami that disabled the Fukushima nuclear power plant, writes James Goff.

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Twin earthquakes devastated Nepal in 2015, but the political aftershocks have exposed much deeper faultlines, write Hemant Ojha and Krishna Shrestha. 

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A day of action will be held at UNSW this Thursday to raise funds for the people of Nepal as they recover from recent devastating earthquakes. 

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UNSW researchers fear another major tremor could be on its way in Nepal after satellite images revealed the Earth’s displacement after last month's earthquake was much less than expected.

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A year on from Japan's devastating earthquake, attention is on the recovery effort. But many scientists, and the Japanese themselves, are more concerned about when the next tsunami will happen and how big it will be, writes Professor James Goff.

The situation in Japan has raised some serious questions about modern disaster response capabilities, says Associate Professor Dale Dominey-Howes.

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A public education campaign is urgently needed to inform Australians about the threats posed by tsunamis, UNSW experts say.

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UNSW will provide $300,000 worth of post-graduate scholarships to develop skills vital to rebuilding China's earthquake-devastated Sichuan province.

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UNSW engineers who played a vital role in responding to the devastating May 12 earthquake in China received a personal thankyou from Chinese officials this week.

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