Supporting Nepal in Building Back Better: UNDP Strategy for Earthquake Recovery Assistance - May 2016

06 Dec 2016
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Document Summary

Nepal was hit by two devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015, resulting in a death toll of over 8,790 and more than 22,300 injuries. Out of 75 districts, 31 were affected, 14 of which suffered heavy impacts.

UNDP has been extending its support to the Government of Nepal to coordinate, plan and manage the recovery and reconstruction processes. In addition to the immediate emergency assistance provided within the first six months, UNDP is further assisting the Government through a comprehensive recovery programme spanning four years.

This report presents UNDP’s strategy with regards to earthquake recovery assistance in Nepal, and the effort therein to systematically address underlying vulnerabilities in order to help the country return to sustainable development pathways and Build Back Better.

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