The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Department for International Development – UK
Government of India
United States Agency for International Development
World Vision International
Following the devastating earthquakes of 2015, UNOPS has been deeply engaged in various activities supporting the government of Nepal in the assessment of damaged buildings and the enrollment of beneficiaries into housing grant schemes.
UNOPS is expanding its footprint in post-earthquake reconstruction and aims to provide socio-technical assistance to individual households, developing innovative approaches to retrofitting earthquake-damaged homes and to provide services to the most vulnerable households, ensuring nobody is left behind.
UNOPS team in Kathmandu is further supporting efforts made by the Government of Nepal to reform the security sector. UNOPS supports Nepal’s innovation agenda, creating new opportunities and jobs for the people of Nepal.
UNOPS impact in Nepal
- Surveyed 1,000,000 earthquake damaged homes.
- Helped 600,000 families receive finances to begin reconstruction of homes damaged from the 2015 earthquake.
- Modernized and improved policing by constructing 29 police buildings, supporting training needs and increasing expertise in HR management, forensics, research and planning.
- Retrofitted damaged houses and reconstructed school buildings.
70Life expectancy at birthLife expectancy at birth, total (years)
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
Source: data.worldbank.org (2015)