From Balakot to Barpak: I cried once again

A staff’s journey from one epicentre to another By Muhammad Idrees Khan Ten years after witnessing the horror created by a devastating earthquake in my country Pakistan, I was in Nepal’s Gorkha, a district at the centre of the 25 April 2015 earthquake.  I had spent a year in Balakot, the epicentre of the 2005[…]

UNICEF-supported emergency shelter home kindles hope for mothers in earthquake-affected districts in Nepal

By Abhilasha Gurung The casual encounter Sometimes we bump into people we hardly think we would meet again in life. It happened to me this winter when I visited a UNICEF-supported shelter home for pregnant and lactating mothers in Kharanitar, Nuwakot. Whenever I visit the shelter homes, I usually chat with patients to know how[…]