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Climate-health emergency

An unusually wet monsoon, increased human mobility and climate change are reasons why this year’s dengue outbreak in Nepal has been the...

Sonia Awale

The climate threat multiplier

Most of the recent talk within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process and elsewhere has focused on cutting greenhouse...

Nepal’s electric transport future is here

Residents of Kathmandu by now know that they breathe some of the dirtiest air in the world. But unlike elsewhere, that awareness...

Sonia Awale

Tall Order

Suresh Shakya (pictured above) was sitting down for lunch with his family in his house in Itum Bahal four years ago when...

Shaking up the health sector

Nepal’s hospitals have not even recovered from the 2015 earthquake, and now need to be ready for the Next Big One

Lessons Unlearnt

Four years later, Central Nepal is still being rocked by aftershocks of 2015. That peculiar earthquake shook everything to the east of...

Ground zero in Pheta

Unprecedented, but not unforeseen

Disastrous management in Nepal

T he tornado that killed dozens of people on the night of 31 March highlighted Nepal’s vulnerability to disasters. It proved that...

The new normal

The devastating storm that ravaged Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday night leaving at least 30 people dead and hundreds injured now...

From playing victim to proactive leadership on climate

Gebru Jember Endalew has been involved in UN negotiations on climate change since 2008 as a core member of the Ethiopian negotiating...

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