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12 Dec 2017 description

Note:

This highlighted area represent the VDC which have not received any form of technical assistance as per HRRP 4W – R44, with an overlay on the percent of Damaged (Grade III – V) structures per VDC.

Kindly refer to the map TA-ActivityAnalysis-ID0480 for more details regarding the gaps highlighted in this map.

12 Dec 2017 description

To assist South Asia with post disaster response due to the recent flooding and population displacements in the region, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China has partnered with the United Nations Development programme (UNDP), to provide US $12 million to support early recovery efforts in Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal.

11 Dec 2017 description

Bimala Pariya, 60, would never have suspected that she would lose everything she owned to the recent flooding in Nepal. The floods not only destroyed her house in the Sunsari District of Nepal, but swept away her toilet, pig shed, household items, and damaged the fresh water well behind her home.

“The last time I saw flooding this severe was 30 years ago,” she said. “The floodwater was so powerful, it rose as high as three feet and broke the embankment that was supposed to protect us.”

10 Dec 2017 description
report Carter Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: In Atlanta, Soyia Ellison, soyia.ellison@cartercenter.org
In Kathmandu, Jonathan Stonestreet, jonathan.stonestreet@cartercenter.org

KATHMANDU — In a preliminary statement released today, The Carter Center said that despite political tensions and logistical and operational challenges, the voting process in Nepal’s 2017 federal and provincial elections has generally been well-conducted.

08 Dec 2017 description

SG/SM/18820

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General welcomes the holding of the two-phased state and federal elections, and congratulates the people of Nepal for the peaceful conduct of the polls. He hopes that all parties will maintain the same spirit in the next stages of the electoral process.

05 Dec 2017 description
report Carter Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: In Atlanta, Soyia Ellison, soyia.ellison@cartercenter.org
In Kathmandu, Carlos Valenzuela, carlos.valenzuela@cartercenter.org

05 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank

The National Women Commission in Nepal has established a 24-hour toll free helpline to provide support to survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). If anyone faces GBV, or even witnesses such an incident, they can simply call the number 1145 to receive support for shelter, psycho-social support, child support and legal aid.

04 Dec 2017 description

*By Farha Bhoyroo and Kate Bond *

Judith Chan explains how she has used her experience of living with a hearing disability to help refugees in the same position.

03 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Nepal

Executive Summary

Context

Nepal experienced incessant rainfall from August 11 to 14, 2017, resulting in widespread floods across 35 of the country’s 77 districts.1 Several districts experienced the heaviest rainfall in over 60 years. This led to the inundation of about 80 percent of the land in substantial parts of the Terai region.

02 Dec 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 covers the period 26 November - 2 December 2017 and includes updates on influenza, plague, monkeypox, yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue and Zika.

02 Dec 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

by Umesh Pokharel, Document Manager, LWF Nepal

The night of August 14th, 2017 was a night to remember for Sundari Chaudhari (35) from the Bhitaria village of the Joshipur Rural Municipality, Kailali, Nepal. Woken up by a slap in her sleep, Sundari recalls the flood that inundated her house, “I squirmed and saw my mother-in-law warning me against rising water level.” The flood swept away her cattle and destroyed her paddy crops. The flood was triggered by an inadequate drainage system in the plains and heavy rain, which caused the river to overflow.

01 Dec 2017 description
report CARE

This report, the result of internal research by CARE International, argues that partnerships in humanitarian response not only meet lifesaving needs but can also address gender inequalities. Based on the review of five recent emergency responses, the report explores which partnership models and practices can best foster gendertransformative humanitarian action.

Gender dimensions

28 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP successfully completed all of its immediate food and cash distribution in response to the August floods in the Terai region of the country. This immediate response emergency operation (IR-EMOP) reached 218,260 people, of which 58,260 were pregnant and nursing women and children aged 6–23 months.

28 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

GFDRR’s Resilient Recovery program is involved in every major disaster, helping affected countries assess damage as well as economic losses and needs, plan for recovery, and be better prepared to respond in the future. From hurricanes in the Caribbean to earthquakes in Nepal, the program has a record of supporting governments to rebuild lives and create a safer future through resilient recovery. And the program works with the disaster-prone countries before events in order to enhance their readiness for post-disaster recovery.