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25 Jun 2017 description
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This issue covers the period of mid-November 2016 to mid-March 2017, the second trimester of Nepali Fiscal Year 2073/74 (the Nepali months of Mangsir, Paush, Magh, and Falgun). It is based on the outcomes of NeKSAP District Food Security Network (DFSN) meetings held in 74 of 75 districts in March 2017.

18 Jun 2017 description

Key messages

  • A devastating earthquake struck central Nepal in April 2015, killing over 9 000 people and flattening entire villages. To date, the European Commission has released €16.4 million of humanitarian funding to help address the most urgent needs: emergency shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, livelihood support, and logistics.

16 Jun 2017 description

This report is the result of 2100 surveys completed in randomly selected households throughout the 14 priority affected districts, between April 16 and 28, 2017. The data collection for this report was completed in April so as not to overlap with the local election process.

16 Jun 2017 description

As VOICE celebrates its 25th birthday, and we mark the first anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit, VOICE has invited members and others to contribute on some of the key themes shaping humanitarian action. With contributions from members in Sweden, France, Spain, UK, Belgium as well as reflections from Nepal, the Central African Republic and the peacebuilding community, this edition of the VOICE out loud continues to celebrate the diversity of the network as well as its members’ field experience and expertise.

13 Jun 2017 description

Prakash Ghimire was just leaving his home in Kathmandu to travel to the airport when the shaking started.

Within a minute, a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake – the worst to strike the region in more than 80 years – had laid waste to large parts of the city, wreaking destruction that would leave about 9000 people dead and another 22 000 injured.

12 Jun 2017 description
report The Asia Foundation

By Mohan Das Manandhar, George Varughese, Arnold M. Howitt, and Erica Kelly

Using the 2015 earthquake response as a case study, this policy brief highlights the key factors that affected coordination between security-related agencies and the civilian agencies of the Government of Nepal, and identifies potential ways to improve future disaster responses. The paper also looks at ways that international organizations can support future efforts to improve the effectiveness of coordination in disaster response.

The strategic actions highlighted by the brief include:

11 Jun 2017 description

Kathmandu, June 10

Well-equipped local health facilities in remote areas of various quake-hit districts are delivering quality health services. A case in point could be Lagarche Health Post at Lagarche in Sindhupalchowk district. The locals have been receiving medical services from the health post, housed in a pre-fab building with modern medical equipment and trained health assistants.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

This district profile outlines the current activities by partner organisations (POs) in post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction. It is based on 4W and secondary data collected from POs on their recent activities pertaining to housing sector. Further, it captures a wide range of planned, ongoing and completed activities within the HRRP framework. For additional information, please refer to the HRRP dashboard.

02 Jun 2017 description

by: Kamal Raj Sigdel and Lei Phyu

Two years have passed since the earthquakes struck Nepal in April and May 2015. The country is now well into recovery and reconstruction, but a great deal of work remains to reach the most remote communities.

We first met some of the survivors over a decade ago in trainings and workshops to develop small businesses as part of a partnership funded by Australia to reduce poverty in the region.

After the earthquake, we re-visited them to help them rebuild.

Cardamom: The spice of success

01 Jun 2017 description

In Nepal, a new toll-free helpline launched by the National Reconstruction Authority with UNDP's support is set to connect quake-affected people directly with the government