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KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$3 million from the Government of Japan to support its emergency response in Nepal, including the...
Tue, 2015-05-19
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- REMARKS TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON NEPAL New York, 15 May 2015 [as delivered] Over the past three weeks, the lives of eight million Nepalese people have been...
Fri, 2015-05-15
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 15 May 2015) The window of opportunity to provide vital relief to people in Nepal affected by the recent earthquakes is closing quickly, as urgent funding requirements remain...
Fri, 2015-05-15
Kathmandu, Nepal - May 13, 2015: The United Nations Population Fund expresses its gratitude to the Government of Japan for its generous contribution of USD 1 million towards UNFPA's lifesaving...
Wed, 2015-05-13
Dignity cannot be delivered in a kit alone - it is a human right. But dignity kits have gone a long way in alleviating the spirits of -- and restoring a sense of dignity to -- Bipana Karki in...
Mon, 2015-05-11
KATHMANDU, 11 May 2015—Bollywood star and social activist Manisha Koirala, one of Nepal’s most renowned citizens globally, has announced her support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as...
Mon, 2015-05-11
(Kathmandu/Bangkok, 9 May 2015) Two weeks after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal, responders continue to innovatively use traditional methods to reach the affected people in remote, hard-to-...
Sat, 2015-05-09
Less than two weeks after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, UNESCO is coordinating emergency measures aimed at securing and protecting the remains of the country’s rich...
Fri, 2015-05-08