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29 Nov 2015 description

According to information from the UN, around 4.3 million people were affected by the consequences of the two severe earthquakes in Nepal. To safeguard the population's supply of drinking water, mobile water treatment plants from Kärcher Futuretech were deployed very quickly after the first earthquake.

28 Nov 2015 description

Babu Ram Fyuba joined OCHA Nepal as a District Coordination Officer in June 2015 to support the earthquake response in Dhading district from the Gorkha humanitarian hub. Since the field hubs phased-out in September, Babu Ram has been working with NGO partner ACTED as a District Liaison Manager focusing on shelter assistance.

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27 Nov 2015 description

Le 25 avril dernier le Népal était frappé par un terrible tremblement de terre à l’origine de 8 000 morts et des milliers de blessés. Sept mois après le séisme, les équipes de SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL quittent le pays et passent la main aux acteurs de développement.

27 Nov 2015 description

The Logistics Cluster, when activated in an emergency, is responsible for providing logistics coordination, information management and, where there is a gap in logistics infrastructure, WFP, as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster, acts as a ‘Provider of Last Resort’ by offering common logistics services to support the humanitarian community in their response operations.

Logistics Coordination, Information Management and GIS

26 Nov 2015 description

Today’s youth has a unique stake in the global dialogue on climate change: within their generation’s lifetime, our planet’s climate will cease to be what we know it to be. Young men and women are playing an active role in protecting the environment and finding innovative solutions to climate change. After crisis, youth often play a pivotal role in adopting and promoting environmentally-friendly practices at home and in the community.

26 Nov 2015 description
report IRIN

By Bidushi Dhungel

KATHMANDU, 26 November 2015 (IRIN) - Seven months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the government has finally found its way through a political logjam that was holding up billions of dollars pledged for reconstruction.

International donors pledged more than $4 billion after the 25 April quake and another temblor on 12 May. The earthquakes killed close to 9,000 people and destroyed or damaged almost a million homes.

26 Nov 2015 description

Preparedness Overview

Emergency preparedness is the knowledge and capacity developed by governments, recovery organizations and communities to anticipate, respond to and recover from emergency situations that call for a humanitarian response.

26 Nov 2015 description

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani
Location: Geneva
Date: 24 November 2015

(1) Nepal

We are alarmed by reports that at least four people have been killed and many injured, from both sides, in violent clashes over the weekend during protests in the Terai area of southern Nepal. The latest killings bring to at least 50 the death toll since protests against the new Constitution began in August this year.

25 Nov 2015 description
report European Union


The EU and Nepal are partners and friends. Education, sustainable rural development and democratic governance are our main fields of cooperation in which we will invest €360 million during the period of 2014¬-2020 in supporting Nepal’s vision to transform into a more prosperous democratic country with better opportunities for all. The recent earthquakes have dramatically reminded us that natural disasters are a constant threat to achieving these goals.

24 Nov 2015 description

Somalia: Flooding has affected 132,000 people and displaced an estimated 60,000 as low-lying areas of Mogadishu have now been inundated, as well as areas of Middle Shabelle and Lower Juba. Main supply roads are impassable and some airstrips unusable The middle and lower reaches of the Shabelle River remain at high risk of flooding.