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The Need for a Cultural Revolution is Upon Us!
The major earthquake on April 25, 2015 has inspired the country to work towards rebuilding it in unity. This inspiration is particularly essential to transform damages from the earthquake into strengths. The biggest positive from this experience has been the growing national unity. Read more
Economic Impact of Earthquake - Real Estate and Infrastructure
This is the first of a series of analysis on the impact of the earthquake on  different sectors of the economy. This article focuses on real estate and  sector. Read more
Economic Impact of Earthquake Series - Financial Sector
This is the first of a series of analysis on the impact of the earthquake on  different sectors of the economy. This article focuses on the impact on the operations, liquidity, lending patterns and interest rate trends in the financial sector. Read more
 Drawing Lessons From the 2010 Haiti Earthquake - Part 1
The 2015 Nepal earthquake is comparable to the 2010 Haiti earthquake in terms of magnitude, destruction as well as response from the international community. The experiences in Haiti can act as lessons, as Nepal makes strides in terms of relief and moves towards rehabilitation and reconstruction following this natural disaster. The experiences in Haiti have been both positive and negative, and Nepal has a lot to learn from them. Read more
 Drawing Lessons From the 2010 Haiti Earthquake - Part 2
The physically affected areas of an earthquake exercise an almost hypnotic effect on relief organizations. The needs are so glaringly obvious and overwhelming that it seems something of a diversion to look at non-affected areas. But in the case of a disaster hitting the capital or major city, there are repercussions for the whole country. Central government administrative and other service delivery is inevitably weakened. Below are some recommendations and lessons for Nepal from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Read more
Making Fund Transfer and Relief Work Through NGOs
On May 01, 2015, the Minister of Finance made a statement allowing registered NGOs to be engaged in relief work by receiving development relief and funds intended for relief victims. While it is encouraging to hear such a statement, as we have seen in the past, issues tend to emerge at the time of renewal of NGOs, audits and submission of records to tax offices. What is needed is therefore a clear circular released by the Government providing clarification on key issues. Read more

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