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Nepal by Pierre Prakash
12/09/2018 - Country page
01/08/2018 - News
As Southeast Asia faces monsoon season and its potentially devastating effects, the European Commission has committed €6 million for disaster preparedness initiatives in the region.
Community members pose with NGO staff
19/03/2018 - Blog post
When a strong 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal in April 2015, it not only destroyed houses, but also damaged innumerable latrines and water systems in remote mountainous areas.
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...

/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...
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.
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...