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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

The five-year, $8 million Baliyo Ghar project is a key part of USAID/Nepal’s reconstruction portfolio.  The project is designed to help homeowners and communities rebuild in a way that increases their resilience to future disasters.

June 14, 2016

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.

June 14, 2016

The majority of the buildings in Nepal are extremely vulnerable to earthquakes. While legislation makes compliance to building codes mandatory, many municipalities lack the appropriate mechanisms and capacities necessary to strictly implement building codes.

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.

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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 13, 2017

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