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19 Sep 2017 description
report Mercy Corps

One month after widespread floods ravaged southern Nepal, Mercy Corps is responding with urgent support to help Nepalis meet their immediate needs, focusing on sanitation and infrastructure.

In total, the disaster has affected nearly 2 million people. The flooding in August has displaced more than 460,000 people, impacting nearly half the country’s 75 districts. Some parts of Nepal have seen the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and damage to farmland could have devastating impacts on long-term food security.

19 Sep 2017 description

Bangladesh

Affected areas: Chittagong, Dhaka, Khulna, Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet divisions

Cause of displacement Disaster:

Figures More than 427,000 new disaster displacements between 12 August and 4 September

Context

19 Sep 2017 description

Vienna, Austria, September 19, 2017. The 160th Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved nearly US$250 million of new development funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.

19 Sep 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.

19 Sep 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.

19 Sep 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.

19 Sep 2017 description

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This map shows construction started rate (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Gurung is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data).

The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).

19 Sep 2017 description

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This map shows compliant rate - second tranche (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Gurung is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data). The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).

18 Sep 2017 description

NEW YORK – Heifer International and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have agreed to seek opportunities to collaborate on market-driven development, climate-smart agriculture, access to finance and several other areas involving smallholder farmers.

For more than 10 years, Heifer has been working with IFAD, a specialized agency of the United Nations and international financing institution that focuses on ending rural poverty in developing countries through long-term investment. The two organizations have collaborated in Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania.

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced USD 4.8 million towards the Joint Response Plan to provide live-saving assistance to flood-affected communities. WFP has received USD 1.5 million of this to address urgent food and nutrition needs amongst the flood -affected communities in the Terai. A recovery operation with needs totalling USD 5.4 million has been approved by WFP headquarters; WFP is urgently seeking assistance from donors and governments to cover funding shortfalls.

In Numbers

18 Sep 2017 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Health facility destroyed in 2015 earthquake yet to be rebuilt

by BALARAM GHIMIRE, RASUWA

Sep 17, 2017-Authorities concerned are yet to reconstruct the quake-damaged Rasuwa District Hospital even more than two years after the disaster.

The major health facility in the district has been providing services from tents in Dhunche, the district headquarters. The temporary tents set up soon after the quake by the Canadian Red Cross are still being used as the district hospital. But the tents are no more in good condition.

16 Sep 2017 description

Gayatri Devi Ram, a 35 years old woman residing in Banjahara-8, Isnath Municipality ward no 1 of Rautahat district of Nepal with her family of five members, is one of the most affected individual from latest havoc caused by flood on 13th August 2017. Bakaiya River, boat is only mode of transportation to connect Gaur district headquarter and Banjahara village and accordingly, sailing boat is their main source of family income.

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Government of Nepal has confirmed the procurement of 673.5 mt of specialized nutritious food to treat chronic malnutrition.

WFP will not only support the distribution of 394 mt super cereal, it will also provide technical assistance for the implementation of the ongoing Mother and Child Health and Nutrition programme in Mugu, Jumla, Humla, Kalikot, Dolpa and Solukhumbu districts. This is expected to start in September.

Operational Updates

15 Sep 2017 description

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This map shows compliant rate - second tranche (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Magar is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data). The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).

15 Sep 2017 description

Note:

This map shows construction started rate (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Magar is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data). The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).

15 Sep 2017 description

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This map shows construction started rate (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Newar is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data). The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).

15 Sep 2017 description

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This map shows compliant rate - second tranche (as per MoUD data on 5 September) in VDCs where Newar is the mother tongue of 20% or more of the population (based on CBS 2011 census data). The number on the highlighted VDCs represents the number of socio-technical activities being implemented by Partner Organisations in that VDC (as per HRRP 4W data on 25 August).