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Building Disaster Resilient Communities in Koshi Basin, Nepal (English)
Description: This video captures the initiatives of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in building disaster resilient communities in the Koshi River basin area, Nepal. A Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) programme was implemented in the 25 communities of 5 districts (Saptari, Sunsari, Udayapur, Bhojpur and Khotang) between 2013 and 2016 targeting around 28,000 people. The programme has contributed in building disaster resilient characteristics based on the 9 minimum characteristics of a disaster resilient communities as described by the Flagship 4 of Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium (NRRC).
  09 Feb 2017   18m37s 6 242 0
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Nepal earthquake: on the road to recovery
Description: The 7.8-magnitude earthquake in April 2015 and its aftershocks, which left nearly 9,000 people dead and hundreds of thousands homeless. The Nepal Red Cross Society, which is the largest humanitarian organisation in the Himalayan country, is helping survivors recover from the disaster. Its multi-pronged approach includes support for building new homes, restoring and improving health services and hygiene and helping people restore their livelihoods, as well as preparing for future disasters. More than 6,000 families have already received the first instalment of a cash grant, enabling them to start work on rebuilding better and safer homes.
  10 Jan 2017   3m55s 6 315 0
#EmergencyLessons: After the earthquake in Nepal, children describe school in emoji | UNICEF
Description: In 2015, a violent earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9000 people and children's lives were shaken apart. Despite the destruction, hope flies high in the community. What does school mean to you? Children answered to this question in emoji and it's simply inspiring: 😊😄😜💛🎨☀️. For children in emergencies, school is as vital as food and medicine. Find out more at www.emergencylessons.eu Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: http://smarturl.it/TrendingAtUNICEF For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www.unicef.org Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: http://blogs.unicef.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unicef Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: http://instagram.com/UNICEF Tumblr: http://unicef.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/unicef Medium: https://medium.com/@UNICEF
  04 Dec 2016   2m17s 35 1357 0
#EmergencyLessons: School = hope for children after Nepal earthquakes | UNICEF
Description: Meet Susma and Milan. Their lives were turned upside down after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal, which killed over 8,800 people. More than a year later, over 40,000 people still live in temporary shelters. For children in emergencies, school is as vital as food and medicine. For children like Susma and Milan, school equals hope for the future. Share this video using #EmergencyLessons and find out more: http://www.emergencylessons.eu Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: http://smarturl.it/TrendingAtUNICEF For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www.unicef.org Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: http://blogs.unicef.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unicef Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: http://instagram.com/UNICEF Tumblr: http://unicef.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/unicef Medium: https://medium.com/@UNICEF
  18 Oct 2016   2m10s 36 1469 0
Nepal: Rebuilding After the Earthquake
Description: United Nations - Nepal has a long way to go after the 2015 earthquake. Many children lost their parents – and their schools. Today, we look at how one village – and one family – is trying to rebuild. 21st Century: Episode #118 Script: http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/21stcentury118nepalearthquake.pdf
  29 Sep 2016   10m22s 12 586 0
Educating girls in Nepal
Description: Volunteer Ann worked in Nepal to give more girls the chance for a proper education. Before she went out there, many teachers would focus on teaching only the boys during lessons. The Sisters for Sisters programme is working to change this attitude. Find out more: https://www.vsointernational.org/fighting-poverty/improving-education/improving-learning-for-vulnerable-girls-in-nepal
  28 Sep 2016   3m49s 3 275 0
Nepal: Building back better after the earthquake
Description: Central Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in April 2015. The powerful tremor did not only result in a devastating loss of life, but also destroyed a countless number of houses and public facilities in 14 districts across Nepal. To enable the affected families to get back on their feet at the earliest possible, the European Commission funded the 'Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project' in four highly-impacted districts of Dhading, Sindhupalchowk, Makwanpur and Rasuwa. Implemented by a DanChurchAid-led consortium of humanitarian organisations, the initiative ensured that the most pressing needs of the most vulnerable communities were addressed. DanChurchAid and its partners delivered emergency relief consisting of shelter, food, winter supplies and access to water and sanitation, and spread knowledge on good hygiene practices. Trainings on earthquake-resilient construction techniques have also enabled local masons and carpenters to build homes which can withstand earthquakes. Thanks to this EU-funded project, more than 50 000 people – including children, women, the elderly and people with disabilities – in targeted areas are now equipped with means to restore their lives and cope with future disasters. Read more about humanitarian aid to Nepal: http://bit.ly/1J36iE6 Video by DCA consortium
  13 Sep 2016   3m26s 2 168 0
Khembro and Nirmala take their first steps - Every Step Counts - Nepal earthquake
Description: Will you please take a step today to help more children like Khembro and Nirmala? When you're learning to walk again after a life-changing injury, every step counts, no matter how small. But sadly, in countries such as Nepal, disabled and injured people struggle to access the care they need and can easily find themselves excluded and forgotten. Double your donation today at http://www.everystepcounts.org.uk You have an amazing opportunity to double your impact! All donations made to the appeal before 18th July will be doubled by the UK government. Your support will go that much further, helping twice as many disabled and injured people. Your gift today could go towards providing artificial limbs, walking aids and physiotherapy to disabled children like Nirmala. Please donate today at http://www.everystepcounts.org.uk © Lucas Veuve/Handicap International
  19 May 2016   1m58s 1 815 0
2015 Nepal earhqauke- Planting seeds of hope
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  29 Apr 2016   2m34s 48 0
2015 Nepal earthquake-  Red Cross recovery operation one year later
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  29 Apr 2016   1m26s 27 0
Nepal Aftershocks: the people’s truth about aid
Description: One year on from the earthquake, ACT Alliance member Christian Aid toured two affected districts in Nepal and asked people to tell them what they thought about the aid they’d received. Converting a small truck into a make-shift studio, almost 200 participants recorded their personal views on an automated camera.
  29 Apr 2016   3m 2 52 0
Back to school after earthquakes in Nepal
Description: A year after the earthquakes in Nepal, ACT Alliance member Finn Church Aid (FCA) constructs more transitional and semi-permanent learning centres along with adequate water sanitation and hygiene facilities, extends its post-earthquake teacher training to new schools, and continues psycho-social support for teachers and children.
  29 Apr 2016   2m31s 1 41 0