Nepal is gearing up its humanitarian response to the country’s worst flooding in 15 years; part of regional flooding across South Asia which has impacted more than 41 million people. The death toll stands at 143 in Nepal alone.
Aid agency International Planned Parenthood Federation, through its local member association the Family Planning Association of Nepal, is coordinating closely with partners on the ground to respond to the sexual and reproductive needs of the affected population.
The Australian Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (APGPD) welcomes the commitment by the Australian Government to continue funding the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s work with women during humanitarian crises. Over 800 women and girls are dying every day from complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Three in five preventable maternal deaths occur in conflict, displacement and natural disasters.
Amran is a small city about fifty kilometres north-west of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a.
More than 58,000 internally displaced people are living in Amran, according to one report from the Task Force on Population Movements. This is the highest number of displaced people in the country. Amran is one of the poorest areas, with very low health indicators.
Aug 2, 2016: New Delhi: Manila: The International Planned Parenthood Federation through its humanitarian wing, the SPRINT Initiative, is providing humanitarian assistance in the conflict-affected areas of Cotabato in the Philippines.
02 June, 2016: New Delhi/Colombo: The International Planned Parenthood Federation through its humanitarian assistance program, the SPRINT Initiative, is providing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services to the flood and landslide affected people of the island country of Sri Lanka.