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Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 1, 2017 0

Laxmi Devishretha hasn’t spoken for a week.

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How politics delayed Nepal reconstruction

How politics delayed Nepal reconstruction

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 14, 2016 0

PHNOM PENH 14 January 2016 (IRIN) - After delays due to political haggling, Nepal’s government has finally authorised a National Reconstruction Authority to begin rebuilding the earthquake-devastated country, although the actual building will

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Psychologists stay home: Nepal doesn’t need you

Psychologists stay home: Nepal doesn’t need you

May 11, 2015 0

LONDON 11 May 2015 (IRIN) - Following the earthquake in Nepal, psychologist Alessandra Pigni recalls her experiences in humanitarian aid: she reminds Western do-gooders that affected populations are resilient and that pathologising suffering

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Inside the logistics hub at Kathmandu’s airport

Inside the logistics hub at Kathmandu’s airport

May 1, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 01 May 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to the Humanitarian Staging Area at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, where aid workers and government officials are sifting through tons of cargo in a bid to

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Is it really time to call off search-and-rescue in Nepal?

Is it really time to call off search-and-rescue in Nepal?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 30, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 30 April 2015 (IRIN) - The Nepalese government called off search-and-rescue today in favour of dead body removal, just as a 15-year-old boy was pulled out of the rubble alive. Five days

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Aceh redux: The tsunami that helped stop a war

Aceh redux: The tsunami that helped stop a war

December 23, 2014 0

BANDA ACEH 23 December 2014 (IRIN) - When the earthquake struck, Irwandi Yusuf, a leader in the armed separatist Free Aceh Movement (GAM), was startled in his prison bunk.

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