News Archive

April 25, 2016

By Rosemarie North, IFRC

On 25 April and 12 May 2015, Nepal was struck by two deadly earthquakes that killed 8,856 people, injured 22,309 people, and damaged or destroyed more than 800,000 houses.

April 22, 2016

Red Cross estimates that about  four million people are still living in sub-standard temporary shelters.  

April 7, 2016

Hetauda, Makwanpur, April 7

Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Mr. CP Mainali on Wednesday formally inaugurated the 45th General assembly session of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) at Hetauda in Makwanpur, Nepal.

March 22, 2016

By Teresa Goncalves, British Red Cross,

March 11, 2016

By Rosemarie North, IFRC

Innovations that bring together the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, local government and the private sector could solve sanitation problems that threaten the health of urban populations.

February 11, 2016

By Rosemarie North,( IFRC)

December 23, 2015

By Rosemarie North, IFRC

Silver flashes off the new sheets of corrugated iron that roof almost every building around Lachyang village, in a mountainous part of Nuwakot district, five hours’ drive from Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu.

December 16, 2015

Every household did not have family latrine in Rayal VDC of Bahang, Far Western Nepal, two years back. People used to use open space and the woods for defecation. But, now the situation is changed. Each family has a latrine for regular use.