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Nepal by Pierre Prakash
25/08/2017 - News
In response to the devastating floods and landslides that have swept across large parts of Nepal since mid-August, the European Commission is providing EUR 200 000 in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected families in various districts...

/echo/file/nepal-stitch-stitch-earthquake-survivors-take-charge-their-recovery_enNepal: Stitch by stitch – Earthquake survivors take charge of their recovery

Nepal: Stitch by stitch – Earthquake survivors take charge of their recovery
25/07/2017 - Video
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake which struck central Nepal in April 2015 left more than 9 000 people killed and flattened more than half a million homes, taking away belongings and livelihoods. To help the most affected families to get back on their feet...
Young girls in Nepal perform in a play about effects of alcoholism during the workshop. They create their own songs, dances and themes focusing on health and safety issues they had learnt during the programme.
24/04/2017 - Blog post
When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake and its subsequent aftershocks struck central Nepal two years ago, it took thousands of lives, and flattened countless homes and displaced many others.

/echo/file/nepal-path-recovery_enNepal: A path to recovery

Nepal: A path to recovery
24/04/2017 - Video
In April 2015, central Nepal was struck by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake and several major aftershocks which killed more than 9 000 people. More than half a million homes were reduced to rubble, and countless roads, bridges and other infrastructure...
24/01/2017 - Country page
What are the needs?A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal in April 2015, killing thousands of people and flattening entire villages. On 12 May, the country was again hit by a new 7.3 magnitude earthquake, followed by several...
21/12/2016 - Blog post
After the 2015 earthquake, which destroyed over 600 000 houses and damaged close to 300 000 more, the EU's humanitarian aid department is funding partners to train masons and carpenters in earthquake resilient building techniques, in order to...

/echo/file/emergencylessons-actor-ferdia-walsh-peelo-travels-nepal_en#EmergencyLessons: Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo travels to Nepal

#EmergencyLessons: Actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo travels to Nepal
07/11/2016 - Video
Ferdia Walsh-Peelo is an Irish actor and Ireland's Youth Ambassador for the #EmergencyLessons campaign on the importance of education in emergencies. He recently travelled to Nepal to see how students are recovering from the devastating...

/echo/file/nepal-building-back-better-after-earthquake_enNepal: Building back better after the earthquake

Nepal: Building back better after the earthquake
15/09/2016 - Video
Central Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in April 2015. The powerful tremor did not only result in a devastating loss of life, but also destroyed a countless number of houses and public facilities in 14 districts across...
Evacuation exercise in the Philippines. © European Union/ECHO/Pierre Prakash
07/07/2016 - News
The European Commission is making available €12.3 million to strengthen the capacity of countries across Asia and the Pacific to prepare for and protect themselves from recurring natural disasters.
20/06/2016 - News
On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High...