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Where have all the tourists gone? | Nation

Any other year this would be peak tourist season in Pokhara, and the lakeside town would be teeming with trekkers, or those just back from …

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Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.19 (as of 29 May 2015)

103,686 cases were treated and 31,707 patients were admitted in the hospitals<p>Heavy equipment to be pre-positioned in landslide-prone areas<p>Limited …

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An Instagram-based photo project is documenting quake-ravaged Nepal | world

It has been more than a month since the 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal and killed nearly 8,000 people, and stories about the devastation have …

'Education Can't Wait': Wary Children Return to Schools After Nepal Earthquake

KATHMANDU — Thousands of children affected by last month's earthquake in Nepal returned to schools on Sunday, a working day in the Himalayan nation, five weeks after the disaster killed more than 8,600 people and destroyed many homes.<p>Dressed informally, children clutched their parents' hands before …

Deal with govt must for I/NGOs’ involvement

Jun 1, 2015-<p>The Cabinet has made it mandatory for institutions and individuals willing to participate in reconstruction works to sign a bilateral …

A month after quake, Nepal struggles to return to normal

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Schools in Nepal will reopen Sunday, just over a month after this poor Himalayan nation was hit by a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake.<p>Most classrooms will be outdoors, sheltered under tarpaulins, in a stark reminder of the earth's horrific power and the growing effort to …

Nepal quake survivors' identity crisis

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 …

Map: The best (and worst) countries to be a mother

By Rick Noack<p>, Reporter<p>Lazaro Gamio<p>, Graphics Editor<p>This Sunday is Mother's Day, but in some countries, there is more to celebrate than in others. On average, one woman in 30 is likely to die from pregnancy-related causes, and seven out of 10 women will lose a child in their lifetime.<p>Despite global …

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Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.15 (as of 15 May 2015)

The Government is requesting uniformity in the delivery of shelter material among supporting agencies.<p>Dolakha is among the districts most affected by …