Richter's Predictor: Modeling Earthquake Damage

Can you predict the level of damage to buildings caused by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal based on aspects of building location and construction? #disasters

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2015 Nepal Earthquake Open Data Portal

The totality of the data is available through the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Open Data Portal.

In their own words:

Following the 7.8 Mw Gorkha Earthquake on April 25, 2015, Nepal carried out a massive household survey using mobile technology to assess building damage in the earthquake-affected districts. Although the primary goal of this survey was to identify beneficiaries eligible for government assistance for housing reconstruction, it also collected other useful socio-economic information. In addition to housing reconstruction, this data serves a wide range of uses and users e.g. researchers, newly formed local governments, and citizens at large. The purpose of this portal is to open this data to the public.

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