Urban Housing Recovery: Compilation of Case Studies from Nepal and Beyond

Date published
01 Jul 2020
Case study
Earthquakes, Shelter and housing, Urban
Nepal, Philippines, Haiti, Chile, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Turkey, India

Executive Summary

The case studies in this document are set in different scales and geographies, tackling a wide realm of issues connected to urban housing recovery — locally in Nepal and globally. The case studies are categorized into three:

  1. case studies from partner organizations
  2. case studies from households’ perspective
  3. global case studies

Five years after Nepal’s earthquake, as we are nearing the end of NRA’s tenure and amidst the protracted COVID-19 crisis, partners and NRA are exploring NRA’s handover and the shift from recovery actors to institutions of development and disaster risk resilience. Considering the progress so far and the challenges and potentials ahead, central themes have been extracted from the case studies in this document on the critical components that have impacted and will continue to impact urban housing recovery.