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After three months of devastating earthquake, children still express fears and insecurity

The children are – after three months of devastating earthquake – still feeling insecure “Nearly 2,000 children, who survived the earthquakes have expressed fear and insecurity at having to live in tents and overcrowded shelters, anxiety about the risks to

UNICEF aids in scaling up interventions to combat risks of malnutrition

Two months after the first of two major earthquakes hit Nepal, UNICEF is supporting the Ministry of Health and partners to accelerate delivery of essential nutrition services to over 500,000 children and women in the 14 most affected districts through

Some 237 children ‘suspected of being trafficked’ after earthquake

Some 237 children are suspected of being trafficked after devastating earthquake of April 25 as they are missing since the natural disaster, according to a government body that monitors children’s movement. “The whereabouts of some 237 children – from Gorkha

Race against time to get children back to school: UNICEF

Almost 14,000 children, whose schools were destroyed or heavily damaged in the two earthquakes, are having classes for the first time in five weeks in temporary learning centres. On the first day of school today, these children from the most

Nepal earthquakes fuels crisis for children’s emotional health : UNICEF

Children in Nepal are facing an unprecedented emotional toll as they deal with the devastating consequences of two major earthquakes in two-and-a-half week, warned UNICEF. Thousands of children and their families have poured back into informal settlements across the country

Emergency immunisation campaign for hundreds of thousands of children at risk : UNICEF

More than half a million children are being targeted in an emergency vaccination drive as fears grow of measles outbreaks in the informal camps that have sprung up since the earthquake on April 25. The campaign is launched by Ministry

UNICEF warns of disease risk for children

UNICEF says that the health and wellbeing of children affected by the disaster are hanging in the balance as many have been left homeless, in deep shock and with no access to basic care, one week after the earthquake in

KU, UNICEF launch ‘innovation incubator’

Kathmandu University and UNICEF signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Dhulikhel today. “The partnership is both timely and important as it comes at a critical time when Nepal aspires to build a socially inclusive and economically productive society,” UNICEF

CBS to conduct Multiple Indicator Survey from February 21

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is carrying out Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey-2014 on the condition of women and children in the country from February 21. The survey to be carried out in support with UNICEF will collect data of