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GENEVA / MYANMAR FLOODS

Cyclone Komen, which swept across western Myanmar states last week is now known to have caused extensive damage, including to areas that are home to thousands of displaced people.  The UN Refugee Agency, the UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs and other partners are still assessing the impact on the existing displaced populations in Rakhine and [...]

4 Aug 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE TENTS

For  the earthquake-affected population in rural areas of Nepal, UNICEF has so far provided 293 medical tents, 284 sets of basic medical supplies kits, 5000 blankets, 50 diarrhea disease kits and 500 baby suits for newborns. UNICEF

24 Jul 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 »

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 / DESTROYED SCHOOLS

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE BABIES

UNICEF warns that  the lives of almost 18,000 babies and mothers in Nepal could be at risk  over the next month unless urgent action is taken to restore key healthcare systems across the country. UNICEF

15 May 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / NEPAL NEW EARTHQUAKE

A new 7.3 magnitude earthquake with the epicentre close to Mount Everest struck Nepal Tuesday (12 May). UNICEF

13 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / NEW EARTHQUAKE

Within hours of a new quake, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) carried out an aerial assessment mission, flying by helicopter to the affected area and speaking to officials on the ground.WFP

12 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / WFP EARTHQUAKE AID

Two weeks into the earthquake relief operation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that food is an increasingly urgent need as it overcomes severe logistical challenges to reach hundreds of thousands of survivors in some of the hardest-hit and most remote areas of Nepal.  WFP

8 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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