Where do we stand today
The private housing reconstruction process continues in the 14 most affected districts. As of June 26, 2017 28,019 houses have been rebuilt and 63,902 are under construction. The Government of Nepal has also started the distribution of first tranche in the 17 less affected districts and has agreed to provide support to landless quake survivors and people living in vulnerable settlements by developing integrated settlements
May 22, 2017 The National Reconstruction Authority has begun the process of developing integrated settlements with the purpose of relocating five vulnerable settlements from five highly quake-affected districts.
May 9, 2017. The NRA will provide two additional lakh to the landless quake survivors who are living in public lands or in forest areas. The Government’s cabinet has approved the NRA’s proposal under the Affected Private House Reconstruction Grant Distribution-First Amendment working procedure 2016, which has opened the door for landless quake survivors to buy land.
June 6, 2017. The Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority, Dr. Govind Raj Pokharel, made a keynote speech on ‘Early lessons from post-earthquake recovery in Nepal’ at the third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) hosted in Brussels.
June 5, 2017. The UNDP continues supporting Nepal's reconstruction efforts by establishing a Human Resources Facility which aims at providing comprehensive and rapid institutional capacity strengthening support to the NRA.
May 15, 2017. A group of 27 Engineers, hired by the UNDP for the NRA, will be applying their expertise in implementing the recently approved Corrections/Exceptions Manual, which simplifies the technical procedures without compromising on quality of construction.
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