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UNICEF / CHILDREN REPORT WRAP

The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, the UN Children's Fund  warned today. UNICEF / FILE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP RECOVERY

The World Food Programme  is employing porters and donkeys  to assist earth quake victims in the most inaccessible areas of Nepal. WFP

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / CHILD TRAFFICKING

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said today at least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children's care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago. UNICEF

19 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / CHILD MONKS AIRLIFT

At the request of Nepalese authorities, the World Food Programme (WFP) has transported 60 children and their caretakers from a monastic school in Lho, Gorkha that was cut off from the world by the April and May earthquakes. WFP

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / MOTHERS SHELTERS

Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th, the first of 22 homeless shelters for mothers and children has been established by UNICEF in the worst-hit districts.  UNICEF

9 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / SCHOOLS REOPEN

The United Nations Children's Fund has been setting up several child friendly spaces and temporary learning centres across Nepal in an effort to get kids back to school. UNICEF

31 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / MOTHERS AND BIRTHING

Charu Thapa Magar, a midwife in Trishuli, Nepal, was delivering a baby when the earthquake struck. The labour room collapsed and most of the hospital was destroyed. UNICEF

29 May 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / NEPAL VILLAGERS

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25th, 2015 left over 2.5 million Nepalis homeless. One month later, a race begins to build temporary shelters before the heavy monsoon rains arrive in June. UNHCR

28 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / RAMITA PROFILE

Eleven-year-old Ramita Giri was eating her lunch on the porch of her house in Jyamire, Sindhupalchowk, when the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April. Unable to make any sense of the tremor, she rushed inside the house in search of her mother. UNICEF

27 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / ONE MONTH AFTER

One month after the first of two major earthquakes hit Nepal and caused widespread death and destruction, an estimated 70,000 children under five need urgent nutrition support so as to prevent a deterioration of their health, according to the UN Children’s Fund. UNICEF

24 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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