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17 Apr 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Major highlight of the operation update:

• The number of families to be supported with shelter cash grants has been increased to 2,501 upon request from the government to support additional families from its grievance list.

Description of the disaster

17 Apr 2018 description

For the second year running we include a special section that shares key outputs of Action Against Hunger's Research for Nutrition Conference held in November 2016. Elsewhere, experiences are shared including:

•​scale up of integrated management of acute malnutrition in Afghanistan

•health systems strengthening in Somalia

•treating acute malnutrition in older people in Ethiopia

•UNHCR experiences of programme monitoring in unstable populations

15 Apr 2018 description
report The Asia Foundation
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Survey questionnaire

The Asia Foundation Releases Survey of Nepali People in 2017

14 Apr 2018 description

Note:

This map highlights the coverage of Technical Assistance (TA) in the Housing Sector, by partner Organizations in the 32 affected districts. The data used for this map comes from the HRRP 4W and NRA 5W

14 Apr 2018 description

Note:

This map highlights the coverage of Technical Assistance (TA) in the Housing Sector, by partner Organizations in the central most affected 14 districts. The data used for this map comes from the HRRP 4W and NRA 5W.

14 Apr 2018 description

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This map highlights the coverage of Technical Assistance (TA) in the Housing Sector, by partner Organizations in the eastern cluster 5 districts. The data used for this map comes from the HRRP 4W and NRA 5W.

12 Apr 2018 description

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit; includes emergency humanitarian response in South Sudan

Over 140,000 people in 11 countries will benefit from 13 projects totaling $4 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in March.

12 Apr 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post
  • PRATAP BISTA, HETAUDA

Apr 12, 2018-Only nine percent of the families affected by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Makwanpur district has received the third batch of the housing reconstruction aid so far.

According to the official data, 31,817 families in the district have been listed on the housing reconstruction aid list. Of the total quake-affected families, 6,930 have not signed the housing reconstruction aid agreement with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

11 Apr 2018 description

Pasang Tamang’s face lights up as she chats with visitors on the veranda outside her new house. “I feel more secure here than in the temporary shelter,” says Pasang. The temporary shelter was made of corrugated iron, which was home to her and her family after the earthquake destroyed their old house and killed their daughter.

10 Apr 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Apr 10, 2018-Bhutanese refugees living in the camps in Jhapa and Morang districts have requested the governments at all three levels to swiftly resolve their problems.

They submitted memorandums to the municipality chiefs in Damak and Pathari Shanischare, Province 1 chief minister as well as foreign minister, home minister and prime minister, demanding a permanent solution to their problems.

09 Apr 2018 description

Mr. Timilsina, a resident of Bethanchowk in Kavre District of Nepal has spent the last 15 years dedicated to learning about veterinary services. The municipality he calls home is characterized overwhelmingly by rolling hills dotted by rice paddies and small scale agricultural plots. Many women and men in the area have several livestock such as buffalo and goats. It isn’t uncommon that diseases can spread through the community and seriously impact the sustenance efforts of the village residents.

09 Apr 2018 description

In 2017, EM-DAT data indicates that 318 natural disasters occurred, affecting 122 countries. The impact of which resulted in 9,503 deaths, 96 million people affected, and US$314 billion in economic damages.

The human impact of natural disasters in 2017 was much lower than the last 10 year average, where events with extremely high mortality occurred, such as the 2010 earthquake in Haiti (225,570 deaths) and the 2008 Nargis Cyclone in Myanmar (138,400 deaths).

09 Apr 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Apr 9, 2018-Close to three years from the disastrous Gorkha Earthquake, reconstruction of school buildings, health institutions and government offices, among other facilities, seems to be going at a slow pace with the rebuilding process yet to start for significant numbers of such properties.

08 Apr 2018 description

HRRP Notice Regarding Masons Training: in light of the continued investment in masons training, we would like to highlight the following:

  • Masons training in the 14 districts has effectively reached saturation point.

  • There has been very limited masons training in the 18 moderately affected districts.

  • Many houses are being built by masons from outside of the 14 districts who have not received any training.