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Mon, April 25, 2016 from 01:15pm - 02:30pm  /  Ash Center Lobby

The Earthquake in Nepal: Reflections on Relief & Recovery One Year Later

Cosponsored Event

On April 25, 2015, the Gorkha Earthquake struck Nepal, causing extensive damage and taking the lives of thousands. In this panel discussion, speakers, including students from several Harvard graduate programs, will draw on their research to discuss how relief and recovery have progressed in the year since the disaster occurred.


  • Erica Kelly, MPP16, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Yoko Okura, MPP17, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Oscar Natividad, MDes16, Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • Ashley Thompson, MDes17, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Closing remarks by Mohan Das Manandhar, Chairperson of Nepal Energy Foundation

Moderated by Arnold M. Howitt, Faculty Co-Director of the Program on Crisis Leadership and Executive Director of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

Co-sponsored by the Program on Crisis Leadership (Ash and Taubman Centers), Harvard Kennedy School

Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 01:15pm

Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 02:30pm

Ash Center Lobby

Ash Center Lobby, Suite 200 North, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA