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  • 27 Apr 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A year after two major earthquakes devastated the country, thousands of people throughout Nepal still lack adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) access. In a statement issued on April 25th, NGO WaterAid Nepal highlighted the
  • 27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Only $210 million USD-- about half of the $422 million USD humanitarian appeal launched to help Nepal in the wake of last April’s devastating earthquake-- has been received to date, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of
  • 15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal It will cost at least $100 million USD to restore water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to pre-earthquake levels in those districts of Nepal that were hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake last April, according to the
  • 6 May 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A group of 13 UK-based humanitarian aid groups warned this week that there is a high risk that cholera, dysentery and other serious waterborne diseases will break out in Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating 7.8-magnitude quake that
  • 4 May 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Residents of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, are facing severe water shortages after last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake destroyed water pipelines in the city. Water tankers are now the main source of supply for many of these people, but
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend has killed over 3,700 people and left survivors in urgent need of water, food items and shelter, according to aid workers. Electricity supply is down, and water supplies are
  • 11 Feb 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Business Standard The US along with Nepali armed forces has constructed seven deep tube wells in the Kathmandu Valley at a cost of USD 1.3 million to provide emergency water supply in the event of a catastrophic earthquake. Each of the seven