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• Heavy rain has been affecting several areas of the country over the past few days causing floods and landslides.
It is perhaps only when they become a part of the story they are reporting that journalists realise just what a narrow segment of reality they depict in the coverage of a crisis.
This is especially true when foreign correspondents report on a disaster like the earthquake that hit Nepal a month ago this week.
90th Meeting (AM)
Expressing condolences to the Nepalese people and Government in the aftermath of recent earthquakes and calling for action to speed recovery and reconstruction efforts, the General Assembly today adopted by consensus a resolution on strengthening the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance.
To date, a total of US$156 million in international humanitarian funding has been allocated to the Nepal earthquake crisis according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS). See our recent humanitarian funding analysis for the Nepal earthquake crisis.
by Vanessa Thevathasan, Aid International Development Forum
From adapting to climate change in the Himalayas to improving maternal health care for women in Vietnam, exploring how to defuse violence in Pakistani cities, or building new skills for better jobs in Bangladesh, the 2015 edition of Asia Research News provides a snapshot of IDRC-funded research in Asia.
“To Educate a Girl” Now Streaming on ViewChange.org, Broadcast Premiere Friday, 24 June 2011, at 7:00 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK, 22 June 2011 – A powerful and moving film supported by UNICEF and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) on the struggles girls face daily to get an education in the developing world, will air for the very first time on Link TV’s broadcast network on Friday, 24 June at 7 p.m. EDT.