Showing posts with label Nepal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nepal. Show all posts

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56
The death toll from Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction after earthquake

Nepal awaits funds for reconstruction
As Nepal on Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the Apr.25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and caused damage estimated at billions of dollars, the Himalayan nation is still waiting for a major portion of funds pledged by the international community to rebuild the country.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Inondations en Asie : 24 millions de personnes menacées

Inondations en Asie
Quelque 24 millions de personnes au Népal, au Bangladesh et en Inde sont menacées par les inondations liées à la mousson, a indiqué mardi à Genève la Fédération internationale des sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh: au moins 221 morts

Inondations en Inde, Népal et Bangladesh
Au moins 221 personnes ont péri et plus d'1,5 million ont été déplacées ces derniers jours après des inondations et glissements de terrain liés à la mousson au Népal, en Inde et au Bangladesh, ont indiqué mardi les autorités de ces pays.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Népal : 25 morts dans des inondations et glissements de terrain

glissements de terrain
Des inondations et des glissements de terrain, causés par des pluies de mousson, ont fait au moins 25 victimes au Népal lors des deux derniers jours, ont annoncé samedi les autorités.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Moderate earthquake jolts Nepal

A moderate earthquake of 5.6 magnitude jolted Capital City Kathmandu and the rest of other parts of Nepal at 5.20 a.m. local time on Monday, forcing people to rush out of their homes in panic.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Over 100 killed, 277 households displaced in floods, landslides in Nepal

About 102 people were killed while 277 households were displaced in the past one week in floods and landslides triggered by incessant monsoon rains in different 43 districts of Nepal, a government minister has said.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding

More than 100 people have been killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential rain caused chaos in several countries.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced, with many rescued from rising waters and housed in shelters.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Nepal turns to bamboo to rebuild after quake

 Nepal is turning to bamboo, nicknamed "vegetable steel", as it rebuilds homes and schools after last year's devastating earthquakes which left hundreds of thousands homeless.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Nepal To Rebuild Historic Dharahara Tower On Its Own

Nepal has decided to rebuild on its own the historic Dharahara tower that was turned into rubble during the April 2015 earthquake.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Hundreds of New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas

A new report on wildlife in the Eastern Himalayas says researchers in the area have discovered more than 200 new species, including "walking" fish and a  “sneezing monkey" in the last 6 years.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

21 killed, dozens missing in Nepal's landslides

At least 21 people were killed and 27 others still missing in landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, which buried six villages in northeastern Nepal on Thursday, police said.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Nepal's struggle to raise quake reconstruction funds

Nepal estimated that it suffered damage worth $10 billion in the aftermath of April's 7.8-magnitude earthquake but authorities are still struggling to raise the funds needed to provide shelter for the half a million who remain homeless. 

Monday, June 01, 2015

In Nepal, UN rushes to replace quake-damaged healthcare facilities ahead of monsoon

 UN, 1 June 2015 – The United Nations health agency is racing critical medical supplies to fourteen of Nepal's most earthquake-affected districts in an effort to restore health services before the onset of monsoon season.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

High alert declared after landslide blocks a river in Nepal

High alert declared after landslide blocks a river in Nepal
A massive landslide has blocked Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal's Myagdi district since early Sunday morning.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Nepal: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rains risk further disaster

UN, 21 May 2015 – As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to restore and rebuild, United Nations humanitarian workers and their partners are in a fierce race against time to reach survivors in the remote mountains before the monsoon rains hit and further complicate logistics.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Nepal mulling to install quake early warning system

Nepal's seismological authority said they were thinking of installing an earthquake early warning system to help alert the public immediately when a quake hits a region, allowing them to have a few more seconds to run for safety.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Seismologist urges better quake-monitoring technology

A Chinese seismologist called for more research into earthquake-predicting technology on Tuesday, which marks the seventh anniversary of the quake which claimed more than 80,000 lives around Sichuan's Wenchuan County in 2008.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Massive new earthquake hits devastated Nepal

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit Nepal Tuesday, killing at least four people in eastern Nepali town and two people in neighbouring India. The latest quake came just weeks after an earlier earthquake killed more than 8,000 in the Kathmandu Valley area.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Nepal: UN relief efforts race against time as monsoon season nears

UN, 11 May 2015 – Two weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, emergency responders are racing against time to reach affected populations in the mountainous country's most remote regions, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has announced.

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