Housing: The earthquake 2005 caused severe damage to
rural and urban housing, specifically, the rural housing
where 462,546 houses were completely damaged and 101,091
were partially damaged. To bring back normalcy ERRA
Pakistan adopted owner driven Rural Housing Program with
assisted & inspected construction. The program being
ERRA’s flagship program at the moment is near successful
completion where by end of June 92% of the destroyed
houses will be reconstructed as per ERRA guidelines,
leaving over 700,000 trained human resource for
seismically safe reconstruction.
Housing: While Rs 2.9 Billion have been disbursed
for reconstruction of urban housing, four totally
destroyed major cities are being reconstructed i.e.,
Bagh, Rawalakot and Muzaffarabad (AJ&K) and Balakot (NWFP).
A rehabilitation project worth Rs 100 million has been
launched for Old Balakot City while master plans for
four cities have been finalized. Chinese teams are on
ground for survey of the sites.