In this video, Anna Wellenstein, Director of Strategy and Operations in the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice, and Kamran Akbar, Senior Disaster Risk Specialist in the World Bank’s Nepal office, discuss the resilient reconstruction program undertaken by the Nepalese.
Under this program,
The program includes innovative approaches that help ensure the country is building back better, building a cadre of tradesmen skilled in resilient construction, and increasing financial access for beneficiary families.
These good practices not only apply to World Bank-funded reconstruction, but to the overall program supported by the Nepalese government and donors, creating country-wide and lasting impacts for a safer and more resilient Nepal.
- Learn more: Nepal reconstruction projects funded by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
- Fact sheet: What the World Bank Group is doing in Nepal after the earthquakes
- Blog post: Rebuilding houses and livelihoods in post-earthquake Nepal
- Overview: Disaster Risk Management
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