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U.S. Government Unveils Plans for Bahrabise Health Center Reconstruction (April 18, 2016)

April 18, 2016 U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz and Minister for Health and Population Ram Janam Chaudhary jointly unveiled plans to rebuild a new, earthquake-safe Bahrabise Primary Health Care Center (PHCC), today. The $1.9 million joint collaboration is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and will be implemented by the ...
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U.S. Statement on the One Year Anniversary of the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes (2016-04-25)

2016-04-25 Today marks the one-year anniversary of the spring 2015 earthquakes that struck central Nepal, affecting more than six million people in Nepal, India, China, and Bangladesh, and causing widespread damage and destruction.  The United States again offers its condolences to the families of the estimated 9,000 people who lost their lives and the more ...
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Women’s day, every day

Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz A few weeks ago, International Women’s Day celebrated the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In the US, we observe the entire month of March as “Women’s History Month” and honour women who sacrifice to ensure that all people have an equal opportunity to pursue the American dream.  In ...
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Millennium Challenge Corporation Discusses Compact Development with Government of Nepal

March 4, 2016 The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Regional Deputy Vice President for Compact Operations Fatema Sumar visited Nepal this week to advance development of an MCC compact with the Government of Nepal. In meetings with key government officials – including Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Physical ...
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U.S. Cancels Travel Warning for Nepal

The U.S. Department of State yesterday cancelled its Travel Warning for Nepal. The Travel Warning was issued for Nepal on October 8, 2015, and reflected geological instability following the Gorkha Earthquake and the monsoon season, unrest in the Terai, and country-wide fuel shortages.  Because conditions have changed, the Travel Warning was cancelled effective February 29, ...
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