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Learning Briefs | May 3, 2019

Nepal Earthquake: Goat Shelter Recovery

After a massive earthquake in 2015 led to large‑scale loss of life and livelihoods for communities in Nepal’s Gorkha District, one of the key impacts for people was damage to their livestock shelters, which led to distressed sales and reduction in herd sizes among those for whom livestock was a key source of income. In this learning brief, see how CRS worked with affected families through a cash transfer program that rebuilt goat shelters to improve the animals' health and the owners' incomes.