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The identity crisis frustrating Nepal’s quake survivors

The identity crisis frustrating Nepal’s quake survivors

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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Shaken by quakes, Nepal now needs to survive the monsoon

Shaken by quakes, Nepal now needs to survive the monsoon

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 15, 2015 0

NAIROBI 15 May 2015 (IRIN) - Two weeks after a major earthquake struck Nepal, aid efforts have yet to reach some remote communities. Now those still living amid the rubble of their villages

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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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Young mother misses out on Nepal aid

Young mother misses out on Nepal aid

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 7, 2015 0

GHUMARCHOWK 07 May 2015 (IRIN) - The way aid in Nepal is prioritised has led to fears that pregnant and breastfeeding women in certain areas – as well as infants and babies –

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Are mothers and children missing out on Nepal aid?

Are mothers and children missing out on Nepal aid?

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 7, 2015 0

GHUMARCHOWK 07 May 2015 (IRIN) - The way aid in Nepal is prioritised has led to fears that pregnant and breastfeeding women in certain areas may not be receiving the specialised help they

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No husband, no home: Migrant wives struggle in Nepal

No husband, no home: Migrant wives struggle in Nepal

May 4, 2015 0

KATHMANDU 04 May 2015 (IRIN) - Every year thousands of Nepali men travel abroad in search of work, leaving their families behind. So when a powerful earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, many

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Meet the local volunteers behind Nepal’s aid effort

Meet the local volunteers behind Nepal’s aid effort

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

LALITPUR 03 May 2015 (IRIN) - When residents of Nepal's remote Dalchowki village first received assistance after last week's earthquake knocked most of their homes to the ground, they were greeted not by

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‘We’ve given up hope’: Nepali villagers wait for the aid that never comes

‘We’ve given up hope’: Nepali villagers wait for the aid that never comes

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

BANGHAR 30 April 2015 (IRIN) - Villagers in Nepal's Kavre district do not live close to the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake, nor are they easily reached from the capital Kathmandu. But they are

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Aid agencies pour into Nepal – and then what?

Aid agencies pour into Nepal – and then what?

April 29, 2015 0

OXFORD 29 April 2015 (IRIN) - In the immediate aftermath of a disaster of the scale of Nepal’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake, the scramble by aid agencies to respond can easily descend into chaos. >

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Can you hear me now? Why good communication is critical to the Nepal quake response

Can you hear me now? Why good communication is critical to the Nepal quake response

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 29, 2015 0

LONDON 29 April 2015 (IRIN) - As aid continues to pour into Nepal after Saturday's powerful earthquake, the need for clear information is becoming ever more stark.

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