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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. 

June 14, 2016

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

Strengthening Flood Resilience in Nepal’s Kankai River Basin: E2E Early Warning System

The Kankai River Basin End-to-End (E2E) Early Warning System increases the resilience of communities vulnerable to floods, while strengthening stakeholder capacity to manage an E2E early warning system.


May 18, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development today shared the final results of its cutting-edge integrated health and nutrition program for Nepal. The five year, $57 Million “Suaahara” project (2011-2016), implemented by a consortium of organizations managed by Save the Children, benefitted more than 2.4 million Nepalis in 41 districts.  Over the life of the project, Suaahara steadily improved the nutrition and health practices of socially excluded and marginalized groups, particularly pregnant women and children under 2.

USAID's Business Literacy Program in Nepal
May 16, 2016

USAID's three-year, $4 million Business Literacy Project, is part of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future Initiative in Nepal.



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: November 30, 2016

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