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19 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • An eight month emergency operation has been initiated, with distribution to begin after the national festivals of Dashian and Tihar are over.

19 Oct 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.

NEWS & UPDATES

19 Oct 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.

NEWS & UPDATES

19 Oct 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.

NEWS & UPDATES

19 Oct 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.

NEWS & UPDATES

19 Oct 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.

NEWS & UPDATES

  1. A new NRA Chief has been appointed in Bhaktapur.

19 Oct 2017 description
report Monaco Red Cross

The Monaco Red Cross immediately responded to the series of earthquakes which first struck Nepal on 25th April 2015. It launched an appeal to Monaco’s population, who once again demonstrated great generosity.

19 Oct 2017 description
report Tearfund

During the flooding in Bangladesh, Bibha’s house was washed away. With her family she managed to take shelter in a neighbouring house.

Both she and her eldest daughter fell sick with a fever. With the roads destroyed around Kurigram she had no way to get to the health centre to get help.

Bibha’s husband is a labourer, but during monsoon season he doesn’t have any work and the whole family has to survive on only one meal a day. Now their circumstances had just got much worse.

19 Oct 2017 description
report The Kathmandu Post

ANISH TIWARI, SINDHUPALCHOK

Oct 19, 2017-Many earthquake displaced families in Sindhupalchok are still living in huts they had built in the aftermath of the disaster. Although they had received housing aid from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), they used the amount to clear their debt and to buy daily essentials.

19 Oct 2017 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Oct 19, 2017-As many as 265 people have been found infected with scrub typhus in Chitwan in the last three months. According to the District Public Health Office, Chitwan, the number of people infected with the infectious mite-borne disease that is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi has been on the rise in the district.

Similarly, the number of dengue patients in the same period has reached 18. In the past three months, 1,076 people underwent tests for scrub typhus while 644 persons were tested for dengue, said Ram Kumar KC, said an official at the DPHO.

19 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
  • Total affected population: 1.7 million
  • Total affected children (<18 years): 680,000
  • Number of people to be reached in 2017: 400,000
  • Number of children to be reached in 2017: 160,000

Nepal

19 Oct 2017 description
report The Asia Foundation

The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia: Five Surprising Takeaways

18 Oct 2017 description

This paper presents a conceptual framework for the study of the vulnerability of Bhutan, Maldives, and Nepal with a particular focus on the structural vulnerability.

18 Oct 2017 description
report The Kathmandu Post

by KHAGENDRA AWASTHI, BAITADI

Cases of dengue and malaria, the vector-borne diseases more prevalent in the southern plains, have been reported in Baitadi, a hill district in Province 7.

A boy from Pancheshwor Rural Municipality-4, suffering from high fever and severe headache, was taken to India in August after his treatment was not possible in the local health facilities in Baitadi. The minor was diagnosed with dengue during treatment in the Indian city of Faridabad.

17 Oct 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 October 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, rubella, measles, West Nile fever, chikungunya, cholera and plague.

17 Oct 2017 description

This map shows the percentage of female headed households by VDC for houses damaged by the 2015 earthquakes. Data was sourced from the 2016 household level CBS survey of earthquake-affected households in the 31 priority districts.

17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

16 Oct 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.599 million to Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Nepal.

Announcing the grant today (October 13), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide temporary shelter materials and tools. The Committee hopes the grant will facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.