An earthquake-damaged house secured for retrofitting in the village of Dungkharka in Kavre district, some 45km east of Kathmandu. Photo: AFP

How billions of dollars are being misspent in earthquake-ravaged Nepal, building new homes instead of restoring old ones

The government says it is on target to complete reconstruction by 2020, but faces an estimated US$1 billion shortfall for rebuilding homes

Topic |   Nepal earthquake 2015

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An earthquake-damaged house secured for retrofitting in the village of Dungkharka in Kavre district, some 45km east of Kathmandu. Photo: AFP
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