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A single mother, a tornado and a cosmetic business

Being a single mother is difficult in all circumstances, but especially for women who are in the lower income range and who also have to bear the burden of natural disasters. 45-year-old Danmati Devi Yadav from Telgai village, mother of three daughters, is exposed to both: Several times in her life she had to push…

March 30, 2020
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Community partners share their experience about Nepal’s first recorded tornado

“The sound,” Dukhiram Mahara Chamaar begins to tell. “I’ll never forget that sound. A humming sound that was followed by a lot of suffering.” “At first it sounded like a firestorm. It was already evening and we came outside to see where the terrible noise was coming from. It was a storm and it also…

March 23, 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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