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Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of

The main output of the action research was a long-term micro-plan developed by the two communities with clear strategies to help improve their adaptive capacity.

compounded by Nepal’s devastating earthquake in 2015 and caused a large number of

to address Nepal’s post earthquake housing crisis, a new initiative is harnessing the country’s abundant bamboo resources to rebuild devastated communities and promote sustainable livelihoods. On 25 April 2015, a large earthquake left

The Government of Canada has so far provided $23 million in humanitarian assistance funding in response to the crisis, which has been directed to experienced humanitarian partners, including UN humanitarian agencies, Canadian NGOs and the

25 April 2015 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the historic town of Gorkha. The earthquake caused numerous landslides and triggered avalanches that caused widespread damage, although much less than what would be expected

In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...

the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake 2015 and informed that all approximately 110

from before and after the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake, director Pradip Pokhrel conveys a powerful story of loss, hope, and redemption in his hour-long documentary, “A Song for Barpak,” which has earned the

to Kathmandu after the devastating earthquake of 2015,” says Shyam Kaji Mahat, headmaster of Jana Vikash High School, a government-run school in

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The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is ecologically fragile and highly vulnerable to natural disasters. Nepal is one among the eight countries that lie in the HKH region...

To date, the response teams have identified over 3,000 landslides, and assembled a database of over 250 identified landslides and other large mass movements, focusing specifically on those that were generated by the earthquake and its aftershocks...

Nepal Earthquake 2015 Nepal Earthquake 2015 Earthquake briefs

This national consultation workshop will introduce the new Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)-funded project in Nepal to the Government of Nepal, multilateral donors, the private sector, and civil society organizations. This project aims to

“ICIMOD’s resolve and tireless efforts in the face of such devastation truly inspire us,” said Jack Dangermond. “Their work has already had huge impact and they continue to drive relief and recovery...

New Light of Myanmar Nepal earthquake: the village wiped off the map in a few terrifying seconds 17 May 2015 Twin Nepal earthquakes triggered 'at least' 3,000 landslides, report claims 17 May 2015

Handing out the Award, Esri President Jack Dangermond said ICIMOD was recognized for its contribution to the disaster response efforts of the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of the recent earthquake in the country...

The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.

DG’s message on the launch of The Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha Earthquake-Induced Geohazards