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All posts tagged "Nepal"
EU provides €6 million to make vulnerable cities resilient to disasters
04 July 2016, Geneva – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial...
- Posted July 4, 2016
Youth organisations benefit from training in Nepal
Kathmandu 24 March 2016– The UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund in collaboration with HANDS International, a national non-profit organization in Nepal last week conducted a Youth Fund Management training and workshop for youth-led organizations in Kathmandu. The training...
- Posted March 24, 2016
Benchmarking sustainability and building resilience to natural disasters
22 January, 2016 – The April 2015 earthquake in Nepal was another reminder of the devastating consequences of natural disasters and their impact on lives. “One of the challenges we face in the humanitarian sector,” says Graham...
- Posted January 22, 2016
Nepal’s Prime Minister launches the reconstruction campaign and witnesses the signing of collaboration with UN-Habitat.
Nepal, 21 January, 2016 – Every 16 January, Nepal commemorates the mega-earthquake of 1934 by having the Earthquake Safety Day. This year’s event saw the launching of the National Reconstruction Authority, which will oversee the reconstruction campaign in...
- Posted January 21, 2016
Community Information Center formally opened in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district
Sindhupalchowk , Nepal 25 September 2015– The Community Information Center (CIC) was officially opened to the public last week at Sipapokhare Village Development Committee (VDC) of Sindhupalchowk district, some 66 kilometers from Kathmandu. One more such CIC...
- Posted September 25, 2015
UN-Habitat, ARCADIS and KULeuven help rebuilding effort in Nepal
Kathmandu, 24 August 2015 – ARCADIS, UN-Habitat – the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, and KU Leuven are partnering to develop an urban recovery and development program for immediate action in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. In response to...
- Posted August 24, 2015
Hundreds attend exhibition on sustainable housing
Kathmandu 24 August 2015—Hundreds of people including practitioners, entrepreneurs, and students attended a three-day exhibition on ‘Sustainable and Safer Housing Technologies’. The feedback received from visitors showed that there is a huge demand for earthquake resilient low-cost...
- Posted August 24, 2015
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment
The overall objective of the study was to sensitize and strengthen the response and capacity of governments and stakeholders in the Kathmandu Valley to the impacts of climate change.
- Posted August 11, 2015
Supporting communities in Nepal
Kathmandu, 3 August 2015 – Martha Ramtel, 41, who lost her husband fifteen years ago and also lost her father, who has been assisting her since then, during the devastating earthquake in April this year, comes from...
- Posted August 3, 2015
Urban challenges emerging one month after Nepal earthquake.
Kathmandu, 25 May – One month after the earthquake of 25 April, the National Planning Commission of Nepal hosted an expert meeting convened by UN-Habitat to review the challenges of urbanization and reconstruction. The lead questions are...
- Posted May 25, 2015
Japan and UN-Habitat to provide shelter support in Nepal before and during monsoon
Kathmandu, 13 May 2015 – In the wake of the earthquake that took place on 25 April in Nepal, the Government of Japan has decided to support UN-Habitat’s humanitarian response for shelter provisions prior and during the...
- Posted May 13, 2015
UN-Habitat ready to support Shelter, WASH and Early Recovery in Nepal
Nairobi 30 April 2015— The United Nations has released the Flash Appeal for Response to the Nepal Earthquake, appealing for USD 415 million for the first three months. For the preparation of the emergency appeal, UN-Habitat collaborated with...
- Posted May 2, 2015
UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 – Nepal
UN-HABITAT had been present in Nepal intermittently since the late 1980s engaging in a number of technical assistance programmes in the field of human settlements development.
- Posted July 10, 2014
Total value of UN-Habitat investments (2008-2015) : US$ 14, 890, 629 Total number of UN-Habitat projects (2008-2015): 16 projects Main donors: European Union, Government of Japan, Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF), Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) UN Central...
- Posted March 26, 2014
Nepal Country Impact Study , Document 03
This document is an internal Nepal country impact study of initiatives supported by UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF) undertaken by a team of international consultants.
- Posted June 25, 2011
Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile
Today, the housing situation in Nepal, especially for the urban poor, remains far from adequate. Indeed, urban dwellers in Nepal have been finding it increasingly difficult to afford housing due to rapid price rises in land.
- Posted June 20, 2011
Nepal Country Impact Study – Volume 3
This document is an internal Nepal country impact study of initiatives supported by UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF) undertaken by a team of international consultants. The objective of the WSTF is to bring in new...
- Posted January 19, 2011