Nepal Post Earthquake Cultural Heritage Rehabilitation

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Natural Hazards book series (SPRINGERNAT)


This article shows UNESCO’s experience in Nepal during and after the 2015 earthquakes in the protection and rehabilitation of the country’s rich cultural heritage. It explains the technical and administrative challenges, as well as the actions UNESCO undertook in 2015/16.


Earthquake Cultural heritage reconstruction UNESCO Nepal 


  1. National Planning Commission: Government of Nepal (2015) Post Disaster Needs Assessment. Volume B: Sector Reports, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu. Accessed 10 Feb 2017
  2. UNESCO (2017) UNESCO Tentative Lists. Accessed 10 Feb 2017

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNESCO, Office to NepalLalitpur, KathmanduNepal

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