Information on housing impacts from the April 25, 2015, Nepal Earthquake.


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...


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...


Housing Situation Update, 24 July 2015

July 26, 2015 by  
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The Government extended the deadline for evacuating residents of settlements at high-risk of landslides in the earthquake-hit districts by a week to 22 July. According to the latest Government plan from 14 July, an estimated 15,000 have been identified for evacuation/temporary relocation. In the past...


Housing Situation Update, 17 July 2015

July 18, 2015 by  
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July 17, 2015 – Weekly highlights – This week the Government proposed its 2015/16 fiscal year budget to parliament, totalling USD 8.19 billion, about one-third higher than the previous year. The proposal allocates USD 896 million, or 11% of the budget, to rebuild earthquake-affected infrastructure...


International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction – June 25, 2015

July 11, 2015 by  
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June 25, 2015, Kathmandu- The Government of Nepal is hosting the one-day International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction that aims at bringing together Heads of State and Government, Ministers and Senior Officials from Nepal’s neighbouring countries, development partners and other friendly countries,...


World Bank approves $300 million for Housing Reconstruction

July 11, 2015 by  
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WASHINGTON D.C., June 29, 2015—The World Bank today approved two credits totaling $300 million to rebuild houses in poor, rural areas of Nepal and to provide an injection of cash for the government’s budget to help the country recover from devastating earthquakes in April and May. The housing reconstruction...


Lessons of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Disaster

Dr. Sujan Malla of Axpo Power AG provides a short report on the effects of the 7.8 Mw Earthquake of 25 April 2015 and its aftershocks, including photo documentation. When the 7.8 Mw earthquake struck on 25 April 2015 (Saturday), the author was with his family at the Safari Narayani Hotel on the bank...


Early Recovery Nepal: Ongoing and completed activities, 18 June 2015

June 23, 2015 by  
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