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Assisting communities facing multiple humanitarian crisis through flood and COVID-19

Floods in the Kankai River and other local streams of Jhapa triggered by incessant rainfall have inundated Sunthal community in Milan Basti of Jhapa Rural Municipality, Jhapa where 80 families were displaced and are residing in nearby schools. Similarly, 30 families from Sadakbari are also displaced and staying in schools and neighbors. The flooded river…

July 24, 2020
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Contributing Towards Creating Safer Communities to Fight Against the Pandemic

We all are aware of the fact that COVID-19 has affected health care system all around the world. Till now (by 25th June 2020), around 500,000 deaths and 9 million people have been affected by the virus worldwide. In Nepal alone, 26 deaths and around 11 thousand people are found to be Corona positive and…

June 26, 2020
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Smallholder farmer Dhan Kumari, shares effect of COVID-19 on her agriculture

Smallholder farmers are facing severe challenges due to this nation wide shut down. Farmers like Dhan Kumari from Nawalparashi, Nepal are in dire need for the support to overcome this crisis. Let’s be part of our initiatives for securing livelihoods of smallholders farmers with Caritas/SAFBIN.

June 15, 2020
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Commitment to protect our Nature

Our Earth, home to 8.7 million species is on the brink of sixth mass extinction, largely due to environmental degradation caused by human actions like deforestation, poaching, overfishing and global warming. Population growth, development activities such as road construction, irrigation, dams, hydroelectric projects and housing exert pressure on forest and agricultural land, which are increasingly…

June 10, 2020
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Reaching out to the most Vulnerable

The world is fighting against the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has brought in an exceptional impact in our lives. The recent scenario of COVID-19 shows that its spread is becoming extensive in Nepal. Caritas Nepal (CN) is working with its local partners to ensure that the most vulnerable continue to have the food and…

May 21, 2020
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Creating impact in rural communities through awareness activities for preventing the widespread of COVID-19

In the past few weeks, Caritas Nepal has successfully reached 4743 HHs of 18 districts with food, hygiene materials and awareness support. COVID-19 has terrorized the whole world leading to 275 thousand deaths and infecting almost 4 million from 215 countries all around world. At first compared to other countries, Nepal had no cases in the…

May 11, 2020
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Extending our humanitarian support in Nawalparashi

Vulnerability of spreading corona virus is increasing in Nepal, as 11 new cases were confirmed on 21st April. Presently, total number of Corona virus positive cases are 42, 107 people are in isolation and more than 7067 are in quarantine. Country is locked down for almost a month and increased Covid-19 cases is indicating that…

April 22, 2020
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Relief support for the Bhutanese refugee

Caritas Nepal’s oldest and longest running program Bhutanese Refugees Education Program (BREP) is almost completed and its in last phase as 80 percent refugees are resettled already. The world is going through this unpleasant incident, leaving almost 139,378 deaths, 2,074,529 confirmed cases as of 17th April reported to WHO. In context of Nepal as of…

April 9, 2020
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Mobile repair shop opened in Bara district

After three months of mobile phone repair training, Dukhiram Mahara Chamaar has now opened his own shop in the village of Bharwalyia in the Bara district. On March 31, 2019, the Bara district was struck by a devastating tornado that left many people injured and many others homeless. For this reason, Caritas has been implementing…

March 18, 2020
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Caritas Nepal peer exchange and learning visit to Caritas Indonesia

Seven staff from Caritas Nepal participated in the peer exchange and learning visit to Caritas Indonesia from 23rd to 29th February 2020 under European Asian Partnership for Building Capacities in Humanitarian Action (PEACH) II project. This is a consortium program of Caritas Austria, Caritas Czech Republic, Caritas Romania, Caritas Nepal, Caritas India, Caritas Pakistan Caritas…

March 4, 2020
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