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.

NRA to verify documents of Chinese firms through Nepali mission in Beijing

Jul 19, 2018-The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is making preparations to seek support of the Nepali mission in China to verify the …

Kathmandu

Nepal seeks India nod to switch $750m credit line

Jul 20, 2018-The government seeks India’s consent to switch part of $750 million Line of Credit (LoC) granted to reconstruct earthquake-damaged …

India

Monumental challenge: Reconstruct or retrofit?

It is of utmost importance to note that how three monuments – Bagh Durbar, Singha Durbar and Gaddi Baithak – which are of Greco-Roman forms received …

Eastern Europe

Over 200k households get 3rd tranche of aid

Jul 16, 2018-More than 200,000 earthquake-affected families have received third and final tranche of the housing reconstruction aid.<p>According to the …

Kathmandu

18 district offices become non-functional

July 17, 2018 09:27 AM<p>KATHMANDU, July 17: Eighteen district offices will become non-functional and their authorities will be transferred to local …

Judiciary

५ सय इन्जिनियर र ओभरसियर खटाइने

काठमाडौँ — संघीय मामिला तथा सामान्य प्रशासन मन्त्रालयले स्थानीय तहमा ५ सय इन्जिनियर र ओभरसियर (प्राविधिक) खटाउने तयारी गरेको छ । हरेक जिल्लामा रहने …

Around 2,000 fake victims seek earthquake aid

Jul 17, 2018-Public abuse of federal government largess goes on with impunity as revelations of around 2,000 fake earthquake victims in Gorkha …

Kathmandu

Over 200k households get 3rd tranche of aid

<i>post-quake reconstruction</i>Jul 16, 2018-More than 200,000 earthquake-affected families have received third and final tranche of the housing …

Govt apathetic towards retrofitting houses

<b>Kathmandu, July 6</b><p>Amid accelerated reconstruction of houses fully damaged by the earthquake in 2015, the government’s apathy in reconstruction of …

Govt rejects UNOPS’ Asia regional office proposal

<b>Kathmandu July 7</b><p>The government has rejected a proposal from the United Nations Office for Project Services for establishing its Asia regional office …

Housing reconstruction: Insights from the field

Almost 800,000 houses are to be reconstructed or retrofitted in the private housing sector which of course is the utmost priority. It is both an …

Bag Durbar to be rebuilt using modern construction materials

<b>Kathmandu, June 29</b><p>Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to reconstruct the historic Bag Durbar using modern construction materials and only …

Push to speed up rebuilding three years on from Nepal earthquakes

Reconstruction is speeding up in Nepal three years after the earthquakes of April and May 2015 that killed around 9,000 people and left at least 3.5 million others homeless. Only 20% of the houses eligible to be rebuilt with government grants have been completed, but work is now underway on more …

6,736 families ‘ineligible’ for house rebuilding grant

Jun 18, 2018-The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has completed re-survey of 25,314 households impacted by the 2015 earthquakes. The authority …

Reconstruction of Gaddhi Baithak almost completed

<b>Kathmandu, June 9</b><p>The US government’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, which undertook reconstruction of Gaddhi Baithak at Basantapur that …

Over 400,000 families receive second tranche

Jun 8, 2018-More than 400,000 quake-affected families have received the second tranche of government grant for rebuilding private homes damaged by …

Finance Minister expresses dissatisfaction over NRA’s performance

Kathmandu, June 6<p>Minister for Finance Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada expressed his dissatisfaction with the National Reconstruction Authority for delaying the …

Khatiwada urges transparency in using grants to rebuild houses

Jun 7, 2018-Finance Minister Yubraj Khatiwada has said that the grant provided to earthquake victims for reconstruction of private houses should be …

Nepal: Inter-Agency Common Feedback Project Nepal Earthquake 2015 - Reconstruction, food security & livelihood and protection - May 2018

Source: UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for NepalCountry: Nepal<b><br>INTRODUCTION</b>The Inter-Agency Common Feedback Project, referred to as the …

Off The Tourist Track, Nepal Still Scarred By The Quake

It has been three years since the earthquake that killed 9,000 people. Heritage-listed buildings were felled in an instant and Everest had its …

Clash of cultures in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur shows the way by rebuilding itself March 1, 2018 Although much smaller in size than Kathmandu, the level of…<p>Crackdown on anti-road …

NRA budget up 3.35pc to Rs151.08b

May 30, 2018-The government allocated Rs 151.08 billion, for the fiscal year 2018-19, to reconstruct buildings damaged by the earthquake on April 25, …

These will be priorities of Oli govt’s Rs 1.6 trillion budget

Kathmandu, May 28<p>Minister for Finance Yubaraj Khatiwada will present the details of income and expenditure estimated for the upcoming fiscal year …

NRA adds over 5,000 beneficiaries to aid list

NRA Information Officer Manohar Ghimire says the re-survey works in 14 quake-hit districts will be completed in mid-June<p>May 27, 2018-The National …

NRA seeks clarification from Red Cross over irregularity complaints

KATHMANDU, May 26: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has recently sought clarification from Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) after receiving …

Kashthamandap reconstruction begins

KATHMANDU, May 14: The reconstruction works of quake-hit Kashthamandap began on Monday.<p>The temple built during the 7th century was completely damaged …

Officials optimistic about early release of Indian reconstruction aid

KATHMANDU, May 14: Following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Nepal, government officials have expressed optimism about the …

New criteria hits reconstruction

<b>Dhading, May 12</b><p>With crusher plants on Prithvi Highway remaining shut due to the newly-introduced criteria, post-earthquake reconstruction and …

Nepal: Nepal: Inspection | First Tranche Received (as of 05 May 2018)

Source: Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform – Nepal (HRRP)Country: Nepal