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30 Jul 2015 description

7,000 destroyed schools present a big challenge

30 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

· FAO’s global cereal price index continued to fall in Q2-2015, down 19 percent year-on-year.

· The real price of wheat dropped a further 9 percent over the last quarter. Prices are 33 percent lower than in Q2-2014, thanks to increased global supply and lower consumption.

· The real price of maize has fallen by 3 percent since Q1-2015 and is 21 percent lower than inQ2-2014. However, global production for 2015/16 is set to be lower and thus prices are likely to rise.

30 Jul 2015 description

Protection concerns are widespread in Nepal, including trafficking, child marriage, gender-based violence, lack of civil documentation and discrimination based on caste, indigenous ethnicity and gender. This report provides a topic-wise snapshot of pre-existing protection concerns prior to the 25 April earthquake as well as an analysis based on the limited information available of the impact of the 25 April and 12 May earthquakes on the protection situation.

30 Jul 2015 description

Kathmandu, Nepal | AFP | Thursday 7/30/2015 - 12:05 GMT

Landslides triggered by heavy rains in quake-hit Nepal killed at least 29 people on Thursday, sweeping away homes and leaving more than a dozen missing.

Rescuers are still searching through rubble for around 15 more people believed missing in the western district of Kaski in the foothills of the Himalayas, around 150 kilometres (90 miles) west of the capital Kathmandu.

"The number of dead has risen to 26 in our district," said Kaski police chief Kedar Rajaure.

30 Jul 2015 description
infographic UN Development Programme

RESPONSE TRACKING (4W)

The response tracking matrix (4W) was established early on in the response to help track Who is doing What Where with the aim to support tracking of progress and district level coordination.

The accuracy of the reports and usefulness of the tool are dependent of the coverage of agency reporting (% of actual active partners in the field) and the level of details provided.

30 Jul 2015 description

There are two ways of looking at the earthquakes that struck in Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015. You can focus on the amount of devastation and heartache it caused for the many people who were affected and continue to be affected; or you can take what came out of this disaster and look at the positive cultural shifts it brought about.

30 Jul 2015 description
report UN Women

Rajani BK*, 26, was sitting in front of her house when her father came home early in the morning and started verbally abusing her mother, who was getting ready to go to work. "He was drunk, angry and started threatening to kill my mother," says BK. She tried to intervene, and was dragged near a wall, and thought she was going to die. This was not the first time BK felt physically threatened by her father. She doesn't remember a time when he was not abusive.

30 Jul 2015 description

In light of the international response to the earthquake in Nepal, customs requirements for humanitarian cargo entering Nepal are provided in this snapshot. Organisations are advised they are responsible for following the required customs procedures. Please note that this document is subject to change according to the situation on the ground and new information.

29 Jul 2015 description
report CARE

One of the long-standing challenges to successful peacebuilding has been the difficulty of measuring results and generating evidence that can help identify what types of interventions work best. This guide builds on work undertaken by CARE International and International Alert in three countries to pilot theory based evaluation tools to help evaluate the impact of the peacebuilding projects. 19 projects and 38 theories of change were tested, with the resulting tools, tips and processes captured here.

29 Jul 2015 description

Key Achievements/Challenges

  • The extent of unmet or unplanned for need, i.e. as measured by caseload appears to be very great. However significant further caseload revision is expected which will reduce the unmet need

  • Hygiene kit distribution is progressing. However water and sanitation assistance is limited and much more concentrated in a few locations leaving many gaps.

29 Jul 2015 description

Summary indicators

ALL 6 Municipalities (16 VDCs) have a Focal Point Agency and WASH programs ongoing with 20 WASH Cluster partners presen

36284 people have benefitted from approx. 6,597 Hygiene Kits¹ Estimated Caseload: 69,562³ (29% reached)²

22,484 people have received water treatment products (includes PoU treatment and bulk chlorination)¹ and 8,226 people have been assisted with repaired water systems.¹ Estimated Caseload: Water Emergency: 99,8463 (18% reached)² Water Sustainable: 12,4433 (41% reached)²

29 Jul 2015 description

Summary indicators

41 of 26 VDCs have a Focal Point Agency and WASH programs ongoing with 22 WASH Cluster partners present

48188 beneficiaries received approx. 8761 Hygiene Kits Estimated Caseload: 39575 (34% reached)

134489 people received access to water treatment products and 15,455 people have been assisted with repaired water systems Emergency Water / Sustain Water Estimated Caseload: 414728 (46%) caseload 59358 (4%)