Nepal Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Media Digest

By HRRP Media Digest | Media Digest for news, updates and articles on Nepal housing recovery and reconstruction. Maintained by HRRP (Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform) Nepal.

Rs 4.8m EU aid for post-quake recovery

Oct 17, 2017-The European Union (EU) has provided financial assistance of Rs 4.8 billion (40 million euros) to the government for the post-quake …

Kathmandu

World: Who shares the responsibility to reduce our communities’ exposure to the impact of disasters?

Source: Habitat for HumanityCountry: World<i><br>Contributed by Mr. Adesh Tripathee,Associate Director for Disaster Risk Reduction and Response, Habitat for</i> …

Asia Pacific

Natural disaster hampers development: Minister Gautam - Kathmandu Tribune - Nepal's Online Daily | Latest News from Nepal and the world

KATHMANDU — Irrigation Minister Sanjay Kumar Gautam has said a pace of development failed to gain momentum as per the expectation in the country due …

Nepal

Women join hands to prevent flood, landslide

GORKHA, Oct 15: Women of Siranchowk Rural Municipality-4, Amarai have joined hands in order to take initiatives to save their village which is at a …

Nepal

Rasuwagadhi checkpoint at risk of landslides

RASUWA, Oct 15: The Rasuwagadhi checkpoint that connects Nepal with the world economy powerhouse China is at high risk of landslides. If left …

Nepal

Good governance is one of the most important features of open data

October 14, 2017 08:23 AM Republica<p>The US Department of State in partnership with Kathmandu Living Lab is helping to create a robust Open Street Map …

OpenStreetMap

Unnatural disasters

The author is an environmental historian and executive director of the Fulbright-Nepal office in Gyaneshwor. Views are his own and don’t reflect …

Nepal

How a $12,000 blunder changed a village forever

Not realising what had just happened he casually walked into the dishwashing room to find the workers, all Nepalese men, sobbing out the back.<p>They …

Nepal

Government signs agreements worth $3.07 billion for reconstruction

<b>Kathmandu, October 12</b><p>The government has signed agreements worth $3.07 billion out of the total commitment of $3.43 billion from the development …

Ministry of Finance

राणाकालीन दरबार भत्काइँदै

ईश्वरराज ढकाल, काठमाडौं<br>काठमाडौं महानगरको मुख्यालय रहेको बाघ दरबार भत्काइने भएको छ। ३ करोड २५ लाख रुपियाँमा सो दरबार भत्काउन लागिएको हो।<p>काठमाडौं …

NRA urges development partners to extend technical support - Kathmandu Tribune - Nepal's Online Daily | Latest News from Nepal and the world

KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has urged the representatives of the development partner organizations to be more focused on …

Nepal

NRA directs granting subsidized loan smoothly

October 11, 2017 18:38 PM Republica<p>KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has directed the authorities concerned to make …

Nepal

DoA picked as lead agency for Dharahara project

Oct 12, 2017-The Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has picked the Department of Archaeology (DoA) as the lead agency for rebuilding the iconic …

Kathmandu

सामूहिक जमानीको ऋण आश्वसनमै सीमित

धरहरा पुनर्निर्माण गर्न अघि सर्यो प्राधिकरण

जयकुमार महर्जन, काठमाडौं ।<br>विनाशकारी भूकम्पमा परी ध्वस्त भएको धरहराको पुनर्निर्माण राष्ट्रिय पुनर्निर्माण प्राधिकरण आफैले गर्न पहल शुरू गरेको …

पशुपतिस्थित महास्नान घरको पुनःनिर्माण शुरु

काठमाडौँ । भूकम्पले क्षतिग्रस्त पशुपतिस्थित महास्नान घरको पुनःनिर्माण शुरु भएको छ ।क्षतिग्रस्त महास्नान घर पुनःनिर्माण गरी पशुपति संग्रहालय बनाइने …

कहिले बन्ला स्मार्ट सिटी ?

मधुसूदन रायमाझी<br>र्ट सिटीको बारेमा अहिले निकै बहस र चर्चा चुलिएको छ। स्थानीय तहको निर्वाचनमा अधिकांश उम्मेदवारले स्मार्ट सिटी बनाउने भाषणलाई बढी नै …

यस्तो बन्दैछ रंगशालाको पूर्वाधार

राजधानीको दशरथ रंगशाला भूकम्पले प्रभावित पारेसँगै अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय स्तरको खेलकुदको विकल्पमा पोखरा रंगशालालाई लिइएको छ। २०१९ मार्च ९ देखि १९ गतेसम्म …

अभावैअभाव झेल्दै एकल महिला

आश्विन २५, २०७४-शक्तिशाली भूकम्प गएको साढे दुई वर्ष हुनैलाग्दा पनि अधिकांश भूकम्पपीडितहरुले टहराको बासबाट छुटकारा पाएका छैनन् । सरकारी अनुदान वितरण …

Langtang trekking route damaged in earthquake repaired

People are seen working to rebuild houses in Kyanjin Gumba in Langtang region of Rasuwa district in Nepal on April 25, 2016, one year after the …

Adventure Travel

Three years after the quake, Laprak locals will be living in integrated model settlement

Kathmandu, October 11<p>An integrated model settlement is being constructed for locals of Laprak village, adjacent to Barpak, the epicentre of 2015 …

Nepal

New UBC super concrete will protect schools against megaquakes

Martin DunphyA type of earthquake-resistant concrete developed by UBC researchers will be used this fall in a seismic retrofitting for a Vancouver …

University of British Columbia

NRA directs granting subsidized loan smoothly - Kathmandu Tribune - Nepal's Online Daily | Latest News from Nepal and the world

KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has directed the authorities concerned to make arrangement for providing subsidized loan of …

Nepal

भूकम्पबाट प्रभावित लाङटाङ क्षेत्रका पदमार्ग मर्मत सम्पन्न

सिवी अधिकारी<p>काठमाडौँ (रासस) । ट्रेकिङ एजेन्सिज एसोसिएशन अफ नेपाल (टान) ले भूकम्पबाट क्षतिग्रस्त लाङटाङ क्षेत्रको मुख्य पदमार्ग मर्मत तथा ‘ट्रस ब्रिज’ …

फरिँदै लाप्राकको मुहार

आश्विन २५, २०७४-अबको केही महिनापछि यहाँका पाँच सय ७३ परिवारले नयाँ घर पाउने छन् । घर पाए पछि भूकम्पबाटविस्थापित उनीहरुको कहाँ बस्ने भन्ने चिन्ता …

चीनद्वारा भूकम्प प्रतिरोध तथा प्रकोप उद्धार सम्बन्धी अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय सहयोगलाई सबल पार्ने - China Radio International

चीनको भूकम्प व्यूरो अन्तर्गत अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय सहयोग विभागका उप प्रमुख वाङ माङ ताले हालै पैचिङमा चीनको भूकम्प व्यूरोले "एक पेटी एक मार्ग" सम्बन्धी …

Quake victims to get interest-free loan on collective surety for house building

File – Rescue workers remove debris as they search for victims of an earthquake in Bhaktapur, on April 26, 2015. Photo: AP<p><b>KATHMANDU:</b> A meeting of the …

Kathmandu

Quake victims feel cheated with Earth Bag homes

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Oct 10: Chhetra Bahadur Tamang of Khanikhola was on cloud nine when an organization offered him support to build a new house for his …

Nepal

Renewable energy brings hope to Nepal’s earthquake-devastated villages

Devastated by the earthquake in 2015, Sikhreghyangh village in Nepal’s central Kavre district is slowly regaining shape.<p>The village still looks like …

Earthquakes