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Rebuilding after earthquake in Nepal a "daunting task"

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Rebuilding homes that have been destroyed by a massive earthquake that hit Nepal in April has been described by a senior UN official as "a daunting task". Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Assistant Director at the…

26 May 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 25 May 2015 (PM)

Around 15,000 children in 14 of the worst-hit districts need therapeutic foods for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition. Photo: UNICEF/Karki

70,000 children face malnutrition in Nepal One month after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, an estimated 70,000 children…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

Relief effort in Nepal "running against the clock"

A Nepalese military helicopter delivers relief supplies to Ladhu village in Sindhulpalchok district. Photo: OCHA/Markus Werne

One month after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the international community is "running against the clock" to deliver aid…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

Asia becomes the world’s largest investor region

Developing Asia has for the first time become the world's largest investor region. Photo: UNCTAD (file)

Asia has, for the first time, become the region which has invested more in other countries than the world's…

23 May 2015 / Listen /
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