Russian Federation donates 3 mobile tents to support health activities in flood-hit Nepal
10 November, 2008 ¦ MOSCOW/KATHMANDU/GENEVA -- Flood-ravaged areas of Nepal needing emergency health facilities will receive three multi-purpose tents that can be used as mobile health facilities thanks to the Russian Federation and World Health Organization.
WHO assists in disease surveillance and medical supplies during Kosi river floods
6 SEPTEMBER 2008--The World Health Organization is working closely with the governments of India and Nepal to minimize the risk of disease outbreaks and provide basic healthcare for the millions affected by the Kosi river floods. "WHO's assistance includes supplying emergency medicines and equipment for 180 000 people, supporting disease surveillance and child immunization campaigns, and ensuring safe drinking water," said Dr Samlee Plianbangchang, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia.
The Korean Foundation for International Healthcare for support of emergency work in Nepal
15 MAY 2007--"The Korean Foundation for International Healthcare -- Dr Lee Jong-Wook Memorial Fund" (K-FIH) donated US$100,000 at the 60th World Health Assembly in Geneva, to the World Health Organization for support of emergency work in Nepal.
Interview with United Nations Resident Representative in Nepal, Matthew Kahane
2 FEBRUARY 2006--Matthew Kahane is the United Nations Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nepal. He spoke to IRIN about the hardship facing Nepali villagers and the measures being taken to prepare for a possible worsening of the humanitarian situation in the Himalayan kingdom.