Nepal Earthquake April 2015 Preliminary Employment Impact Assessment

This note analyses the employment impact of the recent earthquakes in Nepal.

This note analyzes the impact of the earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015. It finds that the earthquake caused more than 8,000 fatalities across 39 affected districts and impacted the livelihoods of more than 9 million workers. It calls for employment-centric policies that can help accelerate the recovery and reconstruction.