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24 Apr 2017 description

KATHMANDU, APRIL 24 — Any humanitarian response to future crises in Nepal as well as preparedness efforts must go beyond the immediate need for essential items such as food and shelter, says a study on the socio-demographic impact of the 2015 earthquake.

16 Jan 2017 description

This report is based on a series of 23 focus group discussions held by the Common Feedback Project team in Gorkha, Dhading, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindhupalchok, Dolakha and Ramechhap. This special Focus Group Discussion Report was undertaken in order to provide greater detail and insight into issues faced by affected communities. The report highlights, among others:

  • Critical issues faced by single, divorced or widowed women, as well as women whose husbands are abroad or engaged in multiple marriages in access reconstruction support;

03 Mar 2016 description

KEY FINDINGS IN JANUARY

In January, community perceptions continued to trend positively across most issues. In particular, January saw the largest month-to-month increase, since June, in positive perceptions on whether main problems were being addressed.  

Continued winterization distributions and early stages of reconstruction work likely influenced this. While this increase in positive perceptions is encouraging, a majority of respondents still feel their main problems have not been addressed. This is expected to change as reconstruction efforts gain momentum.  

10 Feb 2016 description

In December 2015 and January 2016, the Common Feedback Project partnered with People in Need to conduct targeted perception surveys in VDCs in Northern Gorkha, particularly in areas that People in Need have been supporting for earthquake recovery. A total of 56 (22 female and 34 male) surveys were completed for beneficiaries from People in Need supported initiatives.

26 Jan 2016 description

KEY FINDINGS IN DECEMBER

In December, community perception surveys saw a positive increase on certain issues, such as winter preparedness, and stagnation on other issues. Overall perceptions on the progress of the earthquake response did see a positive change from the previous round.

21 Dec 2015 description
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Sindhupalchowk - English version
Sindhuli - English version
Rasuwa - English version
Ramechhap - English version
Okhaldhunga - English version
Nuwakot - English version
Makwanpur - English version
Lalitpur - English version
Kavrepalanchowk - English version
Kathmandu - English version
Gorkha - English version
Dolakha - English version
Dhading - English version
Bhaktapur - English version
Sindhupalchowk - Nepali version
Sindhuli- Nepali version
Rasuwa - Nepali version
Ramechhap - Nepali version
Okhaldhunga - Nepali version
Nuwakot - Nepali version
Makwanpur - Nepali version
Lalitpur - Nepali version
Kavrepalanchowk - Nepali version
Kathmandu - Nepali version
Gorkha - Nepali version
Dolakha - Nepali version
Dhading - Nepali version
Bhaktapur - Nepali version

CONTENTS

Do you have any health problem?

1 Are your main problems being addressed?

2 Are you satisfied with what government is doing for you after the earthquake?

3 Do you have information you need to get relief and support?

4 Are you satisfied with what NGOs are doing for you after earthquake?

5 Is support provided in a fair way?

6 Are you prepared for winter?

7 Overall, is post-earthquake relief effort making progress?

18 Dec 2015 description

KEY FINDINGS IN NOVEMBER

In November, community perception surveys highlight a mix of continued positive perceptions on certain elements of the earthquake response and no change to other elements. Overall perceptions on the progress of the earthquake response did not see a positive change from the previous round. Issues such as the fuel crisis, delayed reconstruction and winter preparedness factor into community perceptions on main problems and overall progress.

02 Dec 2015 description
Kavrepalanchowk

The Common Feedback Project collects 1400 perception surveys across 14 districts each month. This gives us national level representation but can only be considered indicative at district level.

30 Oct 2015 description

KEY FINDINGS IN OCTOBER

In October, community perception sur veys highlight a continued improvement of how communities feel about the earthquake response. While feedback collected focuses on earthquake response, other issues, particularly the fuel crisis and reconstruction, have an impact on community perceptions and feedback.

This round marked the first time positive perceptions were greater than negative perceptions for some issues. In particular,

October saw an improvement in how communities feel about:

26 Oct 2015 description
SINDHUPALCHOWK
KAVREPALANCHOWK

This month, once again, our team has disaggregated community perception data at the district level, and produced short reports detailing findings from the September round of surveys. Attached you will find these district level reports for all 14 of the priority affected districts. These reports represent a sample of 100 respondents per district.

I hope you will enjoy. Translation of these reports in Nepali will be released in the coming days.

Inter Agency Common Feedback Report - September 2015

30 Sep 2015 description
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30 Sep 2015 description
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The Common Feedback Project collects 1400 perception surveys across 14 districts each month. This gives us national level representation but can only be considered indicative at district level.

18 Aug 2015 description

(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 19 August 2015) Marking the World Humanitarian Day, aid community in Nepal saluted contributions made by good-­‐willed individuals and communities themselves to saving lives and alleviating the suffering in the aftermath of the back-­‐to-­‐back earthquakes.

The response launched by the Government of Nepal in the immediate aftermath of the disasters has seen significant support from the international and humanitarian communities, and private sector alike.
Scores of volunteers remained on the forefront of the response ever since as well.

30 Jun 2015 description

STRATEGIC SUMMARY

Nepal continues to struggle from the combined effects of chronic food insecurity and undernutrition, high rates of poverty and an uncertain poilitical transition following the 10 year conflict. In April and May 2015, Nepal was hit by two major earthquakes. The Kathmandu Valley and parts of the mid-hill areas remain subject to aftershocks.

18 Sep 2014 description

The IPV will help secure a world free of all polio disease

KATHMANDU, 18 September 2014 – In a landmark step to accelerate the global eradication of polio and help prevent a resurgence of the disease, Nepal is today introducing the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunization programme. Nepal has the distinction of being the first country in South Asia region to launch IPV as part of the global roll-out of the vaccine.

09 May 2014 description

As this UNDAF 2013 Annual Report attests, despite the challenging environment, the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) together with the Government of Nepal achieved impressive results under each of the three UNDAF components of: Advancing equality through equity; Protecting development gains; and Creating an enabling environment for enhanced international cooperation. In 2013, the UNCT delivered USD 130.4 million, of which USD 89.5 million was invested in development and USD 40.8 million was mobilized to meet humanitarian needs.

20 Nov 2013 description

In May 2013, the Government commissioned this Review to take stock of the NRRC’s progress and achievements, as well as assess whether its strategies, architecture and investments were appropriately aligned with Government priorities and the planned new DRM structures. The Review will also inform current and future DRM work plans and advance planning for the post-2015 context, when the current phase of the NRRC is due to end.

30 Jan 2013 description

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05 Dec 2012 description

Highlights : The UN in Nepal commemorated the 67th UN Day on 2 November 1012 amidst a well attended programme in the UN House. Speaking at the program, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator of the UN System in Nepal Mr. Robert Piper expressed concern over Nepal's unstable political situation and derailed constitution-writing process.