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After Nepal, is South Asia prepared for the Big One?

After Nepal, is South Asia prepared for the Big One?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 24, 2015 0

DELHI 24 August 2015 (IRIN) - When a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April, it flattened villages and killed more than 9,000 people. It should also have sent countries across the region scrambling

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Lessons from the rubble in Nepal

Lessons from the rubble in Nepal

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 21, 2015 0

SINDHUPALCHOK DISTRICT, NEPAL 21 August 2015 (IRIN) - More than a million Nepalese children no longer have access to safe classrooms after earthquakes in April and May this year.

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Why helicopters matter in Nepal

Why helicopters matter in Nepal

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2015 0

YANGON 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - The United Nations warned on Monday that it will be forced to ground its fleet of six helicopters in Nepal – which are being used for post-earthquake

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Bureaucracy hinders rebuilding in quake-hit Nepal

Bureaucracy hinders rebuilding in quake-hit Nepal

August 5, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 05 August 2015 (IRIN) - More than three months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people remain homeless as reconstruction efforts are blocked by logistical and bureaucratic hurdles.

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Red tape tangles Nepal reconstruction

Red tape tangles Nepal reconstruction

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 5, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 05 August 2015 (IRIN) - More than three months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people remain homeless as reconstruction efforts are blocked by logistical and bureaucratic hurdles.

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The changing face of disaster funding

The changing face of disaster funding

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 17, 2015 0

LONDON 17 June 2015 (IRIN) - Online fundraising platforms could revolutionise the way emergencies are funded. The response to the Nepal earthquake is likely just the beginning. >

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After regional quakes, Philippines prepares for the big one

After regional quakes, Philippines prepares for the big one

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 10, 2015 0

MANILA 10 June 2015 (IRIN) - Recent quakes in Nepal and Malaysia have shaken the Philippines into action, with authorities scaling up earthquake preparedness drills and safety inspections of public buildings in the

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Are landslides Nepal’s next big killer?

Are landslides Nepal’s next big killer?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 3, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 03 June 2015 (IRIN) - Already devastated by a massive earthquake, Nepal is now struggling to prepare for a potential series of landslides triggered by the oncoming monsoon. >

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Lives at risk as Nepal earthquake funding dries up

Lives at risk as Nepal earthquake funding dries up

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2015 0

NUWAKOT 26 May 2015 (IRIN) - There was an outpouring of emergency funding in the immediate aftermath of the Nepal earthquake. But, one month on, lives are at risk as the money has

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Nepal quake survivors’ identity crisis

Nepal quake survivors’ identity crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 21, 2015 0

MAILUNG 21 May 2015 (IRIN) - Mento Ghale did what any parent would do when Nepal’s 25 April earthquake struck her village of Mailung: she grabbed the children and got them out of

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