602,257 houses fully damaged
285,099 houses partially damaged (NEOC/MoHA 29/07/2015)
15,176 households planned for Government evacuation (GoN 14/07/2015)
2015 Nepal earthquake key figures
- 8,856 deaths
- 604,930 houses fully damaged
- 288,856 houses partially damaged (NEOC/MoHA 12/07/2015)
This week the Government proposed its 2015/16 fiscal year budget to parliament, totalling USD 8.19 billion, about one-third higher than the previous year. The proposal allocates USD 896 million, or 11% of the budget, to rebuild earthquake-affected infrastructure with the majority of this amount allotted to the housing sector.
2015 Nepal Earthquake Key figures
117,700 residing in spontaneous displacement sites 505,577 houses fully damaged 278,907 houses partially damaged
Landslides triggered by rainfall in Taplejung have displaced 160 households in multiple VDCs. Food shortages have been reported. Relief efforts have been further hampered by ongoing rain and flash floods.
Monsoon season began in eastern Nepal on 13 June. Rains will move westwards covering the rest of the country over the next few days.