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The year that was

Published on April 25, 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original What momentous happening would it take for Nepal to change At the rate this nation is progressing, one can only imagine how long it will take to build eight hundred thousand homes Apr 24, 2016- It’s April again, the time when dry winds

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Over 31,000 families rebuild on their own

Published by The Kathmandu Post – View Original One year since disaster, survivors are frustrated at slow govt response An earthquake-displaced family in Makwanpur engaged in rebuilding their home.Post File Photo Apr 18, 2016- Tired of government apathy and the sluggish reconstruction process nearly a year after the April 25 earthquake, thousands of displaced families

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Housing aid too little, too late?

Published on April 7, 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Source Apr 15, 2016- Almost a year after the devastating earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and rendered tens of thousands homeless, the government is gearing up to rebuild houses and infrastructure and has started distributing Rs 200,000 housing aid. But is Rs 200,000,

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NRA to allow NGOs in rebuilding homes

 Publish on April 11 2016 by The Kathmandu Post – View Original Extra rules for mobilisation via one door 3-side deal for reconstruction Apr 11, 2016- Nearly a year after devastation by the Gorkha earthquake, the National Reconstruction Authority is set to engage non-government organisations in rebuilding houses. The NRA had temporarily barred the NGOs

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Reconstruction authority begins work in Kavre

Published: April 11, 2016 by The Himalayan Times – View Original Kavre, April 10 The National Reconstruction Authority has started signing agreement on grant assistance for reconstruction of houses devastated by last year’s April 25 earthquake in Raviopi VDC of Kavre from today. Acting chief and section officer Chanchal Kumar Khadka, at NRA Sub-regional Office,

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NRA instructs MoGA to fill vacant posts

GRANT DISTRIBUTION TO SURVIVORS AFFECTED AS 125 VDCS OF QUAKE-HIT DISTRICTS DON’T HAVE SECRETARIES Published: April 08     The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has instructed the Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) to immediately make arrangements to fill vacant posts of secretaries in earthquake-hit village development committees (VDCs) to facilitate grant distribution process. The instruction

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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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