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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.

24 Nov 2015 description
report AngliCORD

Over the past year we have grown our income in a crowded and competitive market. We have had to absorb some cuts to our funding from DFAT as part of the Government’s austerity measures. We want to thank those supporters, including our President, who advocated strenuously on our behalf to reduce the severity of those cuts. It has also been a busy year as we have steadily prepared for our five yearly re-accreditation with DFAT, and welcomed an expanded membership.

24 Nov 2015 description
report Direct Relief

A border blockade with India has resulted in severe shortages of medications and medical goods in Nepal. HIV drugs, which were in short supply before the earthquake and blockade, are near complete stockout – with patients now down to their last week or two of medications.

24 Nov 2015 description
report Operation USA

The remote village of Fyakse, in the Dhading district of Nepal, was hit hard by the two major earthquakes which struck the country in April and May. OpUSA staff visited the village in July of this year, and we have since decided to focus our relief and long-term recovery efforts in the area. As educational recovery has been deemed a top priority, Operation USA will work with villagers and partners to rebuild a school and assist in re-establishing educational programs.

24 Nov 2015 description


  • In August 2015, retail prices of most food commodities monitored in 12 markets across Nepal showed an upward trend due to the lean season and the interruption of food supplies because of prolonged general strikes (bandhs).

  • Overall inflation rate in August 2015 was 6.9 percent. The food and beverage group was higher at 7.3 percent, as were several sub-groups: legume varieties (26.4 percent), spices (9.8 percent), milk products and eggs (9.3 percent) and cereal grains (9.1 percent).


23 Nov 2015 description

Chronic conflicts, droughts, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2006 and FY 2015, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

23 Nov 2015 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El 19 digital

Migrantes cubanos, somalíes y nepalíes que fueron encontrados perdidos en la zona selvática de la frontera sur nicaragüense, fueron rescatados por miembros del Ejército y puestos a buen resguardo para recibir atención médica por parte de los médicos del Ministerio de Salud (MINSA).

23 Nov 2015 description
report Internews Network
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Welcome to the nineteenth issue of OPEN MIC NEPAL bulletin. The Open Mic project captures rumours and perceptions on the ground to eliminate information gaps between the media, humanitarian agencies and local people. By providing local media and outreach workers with facts, Open Mic aims to create a better understanding of the needs of the earthquake-affected communities and to debunk rumours before they can do any harm.

23 Nov 2015 description


The Inter-Agency Common Feedback Project (CFP) is a common service platform that is part of the Communicating with Communities Working Group. This common service supports the humanitarian country team (HCT) including all clusters and organizations, as well as civil society and other actors to ensure:

1) A systematic common mechanism to collect feedback directly from affected communities in order to inform decision-making processes at cluster, inter-cluster and HCT levels.

23 Nov 2015 description

The earthquakes in Nepal between April and May 2015 led to significant loss of life, injuries, and damage of buildings and infrastructure. The impact of the disaster further exacerbated pre-earthquake inequalities based on gender, age, caste, ethnicity and marital status. To ensure mainstreaming of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the humanitarian response, the Humanitarian Country Team committed itself to seven key advocacy messages. The Flash Appeal for the Nepal Earthquake emphasized these commitments.

22 Nov 2015 description

Kathmandu, Nepal | AFP | Sunday 11/22/2015 - 08:24 GMT

Nepalese police shot and killed two protesters after fresh clashes erupted in the country's southern plains as a crisis over a new constitution deepens, a senior local officer said Sunday.

The clashes broke out late on Saturday in the southeastern district of Saptari as protesters armed with batons and home-made tools tried to block a highway in defiance of police orders, the officer said.

"Two were killed in the police firing," district police chief Bhim Dhakal told AFP.

22 Nov 2015 description


  • Rice production in 2015 forecast to decrease for second consecutive year

  • Cereal imports in 2015/16 (July/June) marketing year anticipated at record level

Rice production in 2015 forecast to decrease for second consecutive year

22 Nov 2015 description


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General underlines his growing concern over the blocking of essential supplies on the Nepal-India border. He is alarmed by reports of the obstruction, and destruction, of life-saving medical supplies and the continued impact on humanitarian operations. He calls on all sides to lift these restrictions without further delay and underlines Nepal’s right of free transit.