Impact of snow and cold winter

Earthquake-affected families living in temporary shelters in Gupsipakha camp for displaced persons in Laprak, Gorkha district, which was the epicentre of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April 2015 were further impacted by heavy snowfall and extreme cold this winter. Much needed relief was provided with vulnerable population there received UNICEF emergency top-up cash grant[…]

UNICEF Shelter Home for pregnant and lactating women and their newborns

Following the earthquakes, UNICEF established 22 shelter home for pregnant and lactating women and their newborns in 11 earthquake affected districts Nepal. The shelter homes provide the women, their children and their caregivers with four meals a day, sanitation facilities, counselling services and medical attention from qualified health workers around the clock. This winter the[…]

Health centre run under UNICEF medical tent

Masmaya Gurung, 35, arrives with her three-year-old son Abhinash Gurung, who broke his leg eight days ago while playing football with his brother, at Aarughat Primary Health Care Centre in Gorkha district, the epicentre of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April 2015. The health centre, which was damaged during the earthquake,[…]