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June 29, 2016

Development Outreach and Communications Specialist  - Open to U.S Citizens.

June 15, 2016

BCIPN supports municipal governments in Nepal to develop and administer building permits and control systems in order to improve seismic performance of new building constructions.

June 14, 2016

In preparation for a potential earthquake disaster USAID has worked over 20 years supporting DISASTER PREPAREDNESS efforts in Nepal. USAID's support enabled partners to strengthen earthquake response capacity at the local and national levels in collaboration with the Government of Nepal, nongovernmental organizations, private companies and local communities. 

June 14, 2016

Disaster Risk Reduction, Reconstruction, and Resilience (DR4) Office


PEER aims to enhance the disaster response capacity of local, regional, and national disaster management agencies. 


June 14, 2016

Disaster Risk Reduction, Reconstruction, and Resilience (DR4) Office


Baliyo Ghar (Strong House) aims to deliver the skills needed to help Nepal build back safer

The April 25, 2015 earthquake and its aftershocks destroyed or significantly damaged over 755,000 homes in Nepal.  These were mostly traditional stone-mud and brick-mud structures built and occupied by the rural poor. The majority of these houses were non-engineered, constructed instead by home owners and with little consideration of seismic risks or building codes. 



America has stood with Nepal for 65 years and we continue to stand with Nepal as it regains its strength—with stronger homes, healthier families, abundant agricultural yields, and a more inclusive government. As we put the past year behind us, please take a moment to reflect on how far we have come, be mindful of the times when light shone through the dark, and know that in the coming years, the United States will journey onward with Nepal toward our shared vision – a more democratic, prosperous, and resilient Nepal.

Last updated: June 29, 2016

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