Rebuilding Nepal after the earthquake of 2015

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“Three years have passed since the earthquakes of April and May 2015 rattled Nepal to its very core. The country is well into the recovery and reconstruction phase today;
while significant progress has been made in expediting private house reconstruction, a great deal remains to be done: hundreds of thousands are still living in makeshift shelters, battling food and water shortages, and struggling to earn a decent living.”

KEY RESULTS AT A GLANCE (April 2015 – April 2018)

  • 11,745 earthquake-affected enterprises re-established
  • 24,678 new Micro-Entreprenuers created and provided with technology support
  • 3,717 trained Micro-Entreprenuers successful in receiving loans from micro-finance institutions
  • 425 community infrastructures rehabilitated benefitting 35,648 households
  • 86,048 person days of direct employment generated through cash-for-work schemes
  • 3,467 private and 207 public buildings assessed and safely demolished
  • Reconstructed 10 health posts in Nuwakot District
  • 230 institutional solar lighting systems installed in public buildings, benefiting 165,900 households
  • Mobile human rights clinics pioneered in 11 affected districts, accessed by over 50,000 people—with more than 1,400 families receiving victim identity cards, relief, compensation and other services

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