Nepal

Peace and stability remain fragile in Nepal. We are helping to lay the foundations for a peaceful and equitable restructuring of the Nepali state through informed dialogue, improved subnational governance process, and more civic engagement. We support conflict transformation at national and subnational levels; enhanced women’s rights and security; accountable local governance; and broadened economic opportunity.

 

Independent Impacts and Recovery Monitoring Nepal

On 25 April 2015, a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Thousands were killed, tens of thousands were injured, and hundreds of thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed. A second major earthquake struck less than three weeks later, killing hundreds more and adding to the destruction. National and international aid providers quickly responded with emergency aid. But developing effective plans for long-term sustainable recovery requires knowledge of the needs of the affected, how they evolve over time, and the effectiveness of aid in addressing these needs. The Independent Impacts and Recovery Monitoring Nepal (IRM) project contributes to this by assessing longitudinally five issues through two research components.

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