Nepal | September 16, 2019

Earthquake recovery project completed

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, April 26

Plan International Nepal has completed its earthquake response and recovery project implemented in six quake-hit districts after the 2015 earthquakes, according to a press statement issued by the organisation yesterday.

According to PIN, it had implemented the project in Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Makawanpur, Sindhuli, Kathmandu and Lalitpur. The project mainly covered areas like education, health, shelter and hygiene and sanitation.

“As part of the project, a total of 23 schools and 200 drinking water projects were constructed in the quake-affected areas with the support of Plan International Nepal,” the statement reads.

PIN built a health facility with parturition service in Dolakha and provided financial support to build toilets to 21,000 households in the quake-hit areas.

According to PIN, it has provided support to establish 97 child- and woman-friendly spaces, and five anti-trafficking booths to control human trafficking.

In the initial phase of the project, PIN had provided immediate relief materials to 56,416 families to build temporary shelter and more than 1,400 masons and carpenters were trained in a bid to support the recovery project.

“PIN had coordinated with the government and development partners to complete the project.

 


A version of this article appears in print on April 27, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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