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18 Jul 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

By ABDHESH KUMAR JHA, GOBARGADHA (SAPTARI)

Jul 18, 2018-Relief workers have still not reached Gobargadha settlement in Saptari where the floodwaters from the Saptakoshi river inundated several homes on Saturday.

Locals are angry with the local administration and the government for ignoring their plight.

The flood-affected families have been taking shelter at local school and office buildings. They said the floodwaters have still not receded from the settlement.

02 Jul 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Jul 1, 2018-At least 16 people in Righa, Khatyad Rural Municipality-8 are reportedly infected with malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by Plasmodium parasite. Ten of these victims were recently infected.

District Heath Officer Dr Gyaneshwor Shrestha said the disease outbreak was first reported in Righa village from mid-April.

Dr Shrestha said blood samples of the patients tested positive for malaria.

A medical team led by an Auxiliary Health Worker Bali Bahadur Budha has been sent to the affected areas for treatment.

29 Jun 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

By HARIHAR SINGH RATHOuR, DHADING

Jun 29, 2018-Five persons died and 11 others were injured when landslides swept away nine houses in separate incidents at Khaniyabas and Netrawati Dabjong Rural Municipalities in Dhading district on Wednesday night.

Police said a house belonging to Raju Gole in Khaniyabas Municipality-5 was buried, killing his daughter-in-law Basuda Gurung and two granddaughters, Laxmi, 8, and Sarswati, 5. Gole’s 10-year-old grandson Bikash was rescued alive. Five persons were injured in the disaster.

26 Jun 2018 description

The eight mountain districts of Provinces 6 (Karnali) and 7 are some of the most food insecure areas of Nepal, with higher prevalence of poverty and stunting than any other area or the national average. The frequent occurrence of shocks such as the 2015/16 winter drought poses further risks to food insecurity.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

04 Jun 2018 description

INTRODUCTION

The Inter-Agency Common Feedback Project, referred to as the Common Feedback Project (CFP), is an innovative community engagement project, initiated during the response to the Nepal Earthquake 2015. It is funded by UK Aid, and is based in the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, enabling a strategic connection with humanitarian response and recovery.

29 May 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

by DURGALAL KC, SHANTINAGAR (DANG)

May 29, 2018-The outbreak of diarrhoea in wards 3 and 4 of Shantinagar Rural Municipality in Dang district is subsiding, health officials said on Monday.

Although Shantinagar Health Post received 323 new diarrhoea patients on Monday, officials said it was still a huge drop in the number of patients compared to the last two days when the facility was heaving with patients.

Hari Pun, the health post chief, said the disease had come under control with most of the patients in remission after receiving treatment.

28 May 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

By HARIHAR SINGH RATHOuR, DHADING

May 27, 2018-Thirty-nine health facilities, which were destroyed in the Gorkha Earthquake, have been handed over to the District Health Office (DHO) in Dhading district after reconstruction.

Out of the total 53 health facilities in the district. 33 were destroyed and 13 damaged in the disaster. Various social organisations have been involved in the reconstruction of the quake-affected structures.

28 May 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

May 27, 2018-A diarrhoea outbreak at two wards of Shantinagar Rural Municipality in Dang district has affected at least 1,221 people until Sunday.

Shantinagar Heath Post Chief, Hari Pun informed that 419 cases of diarrhoea patients were reported in ward no 3 and 4 of Shantinagar Rural Municipality in the district, adding the number of patients have been increasing day-by-day.

Locals from Patetakura, Ganari, Gahatol, Adhere, Bhaltol, Khatritol and Chiraghat of ward number-3 and Ekali, Kajeri and Hirapur villages of ward number-4 are the most affected.

17 May 2018 description

On April 25, 2015, Nepal was hit by a violent earthquake. Hundreds of miles apart, Nirmala and Khendo were both buried under the rubble.

“I was at home with my family when I felt the earth shake,” says Nirmala, 10. “I tried to run like the others, but a wall fell on top of me. I don’t remember anything else. I woke up in hospital in Kathmandu without one of my legs. I was really frightened.”

Rushed to hospital, Nirmala and Khendo each had a leg amputated. The girls met shortly thereafter while attending physical therapy sessions with HI’s rehabilitation team.

17 May 2018 description

Survey Methodology and Demographics

To carry out the Flood Perception Survey, 30 trained enumerators are deployed throughout the ten most heavily flood affected districts to collect data over the course of 10 days from a total of 1800 respondents using a probability proportionate to size (PPS) methodology. All data collection is completed with mobile tablets using KoBo Toolbox.