Monthly Archives: March 2016

Seminar on Timber Reconstruction

An Introduction to Timber Construction   by Andrew Lawrence, Associate Director of Arup Thursday 7 April, 2016,  6pm – 7pm RSVP required – click to register Timber is an essential construction material in many rural areas of Nepal, including those affected by the recent earthquakes and will be instrumental in achieving seismic resistant buildings during the

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Deconstruction authority

The government should stop trying to be a control freak, and open up the space for earthquake survivors to easily rebuild their homes Photo by: Om Astha Rai  In just over a month, it will be one year since last April’s earthquake devastated central Nepal. The international media has started trickling back for the mandatory

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No relief

Published on 12 March by Nepali Times – View Original 2.5 million earthquake survivors have waited one year for help while the Reconstruction Authority discusses procedures and guidelines Sahina Shrestha Photo taken by: Om Astha Rai IN RUINS: Homes destroyed in the 12 May aftershock in Manthali are still in ruins, and 200 families have been

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Housing aid distribution from Singati deferred

Published on March 14 2016 by The Kathmandu Post– View Original National Reconstruction Authority plans to begin the rebuilding of houses from Singati, Dolakha Mar 14, 2016- Rebuilding authorities have said families in Dolakha rendered homeless by the earthquakes last year will get the government-announced housing reconstruction aid from Monday, after a grant agreement was signed on

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