Humanitarian Health Action

Nepal situation reports

Regional Office for South-East Asia

OCHA ReliefWeb


  • 3 May 2015

    Global Health Cluster bulletin

    More than 1000 doctors, nurses and paramedics deployed to provide medical care in support of existing health system. Critical shortage of supplies reported by hospitals across the country. Approximately 14 000 injured as a result of the quake. Injuries include broken bones, head injuries and spinal cord injuries. No communicable disease outbreaks have been reported. Health care services are expanding into outlying and remote districts. A Health Cluster field office was opened on 4 May in Gorkha District. Six hospitals have been identified as referral sites for emergency obstetric care, and are providing services. The Health Cluster has set up sub-clusters on reproductive health and mental health.

  • April 2015

    Health situation reports on the earthquake in Nepal


  • 20 June 2013

    Falsh floods and lanslides in far western region

    Flash flood and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall from 16 June 2013 heavily affected the Far Western Region (FWR). An estimated total of 4 400 people have been affected including many displaced families. Affected districts are: Darchula, Kanchanpur, Kailali, Baitadi, Accham and Dadeldhura. Darchula is the worst affected district.


  • August 2009

    Regional updates

    Amid ongoing search and rescue operations being carried out in Nepal after Saturday’s devastating earthquake, WHO has taken leadership in coordinating medical relief for affected communities. At present, 11 districts in Nepal have been deemed “severely affected” by the quake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, while many more districts have sustained significant loss of life and property, and face the challenges that these bring. The current death toll from the quake stands at just over 5000 and an estimated 8 million people have been affected in some way.

  • Emergency and Humanitarian Action updates



Health Action in Nepal Newsletter


Health interventions in crisis-affected communities of Nepal

Joint assessment of hospitals in Kathmandu Valley

WHO/UNICEF and UNFPA assesment.


Assessment on delivery of Health Services

Ministry of Health and Population


Floods situation reports


Mass Casualty Management Training