International Organization for Migration (IOM) Report – 26 August

August 30, 2015 by  
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94 unsafe buildings have been demolished by International Organization for Migration (IOM), including 28 private and 66 public buildings. In addition, a total of 19,740 cubic metres of rubble has been cleared. Since May, 310 people from the local community, including 138 women, have participated in cash-for-work...

Housing Situation 4-month Update, 27 August 2015

August 30, 2015 by  
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The impact of the 25 April and 12 May earthquakes resulted in over two million people losing their houses due to damage. Initially, the earthquake resulted in significant population movements within and between districts. However, by mid-July, most people had returned to their VDC of residence. The vast...

Housing Situation Update, 14 August 2015

August 15, 2015 by  
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The monsoon season has led to the expected increase in landslides, particularly across the northern areas of Dolakha, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, and Sindhupalchok, causing casualties, displacement, and disrupted road access and aid delivery. Government-led and spontaneous evacuations continued throughout...

Nepal Earthquake Live Briefing and Webcast on August 13

August 6, 2015 by  
Filed under EERI Updates, General Information

On Thursday, August 13, 2015, 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., EERI will co-host, with the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) and the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association (GEER), a live briefing of reconnaissance observations from the Nepal Earthquake of April 25, 2015. The...

Housing Situation Update, 31 July 2015

August 2, 2015 by  
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In the past week, evacuations due to landslide risks took place in Chitwan, Dhading, Kabhrepalanchok, Makawanpur and Sindhupalchok. The reports did not specify the level of Government support to the evacuation process. Reports also suggest that the process has been delayed because of residents’ unwillingness...