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Joint assessment identifies primary needs for food security and livelihoods in the aftermath of 2015 Nepal earthquakes

January 15, 2016

Joint assessment identifies primary needs for food security and livelihoods in the aftermath of 2015 Nepal earthquakes

On the 25th of April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with its epicentre in Gorkha district, approximately 81km northwest of Kathmandu, causing widespread damage to homes, land, infrastructure and livelihoods, and affecting millions of people across 39 out of 75 districts. The Nepalese government categorized 14 of these districts as severely affected: Dhading, […]

Somalia: Rapid needs assessment conducted to help inform response to flood-affected communities in Middle Shabelle
Somalia: Rapid needs assessment conducted to help inform response to flood-affected communities in Middle Shabelle

January 6, 2016

Somalia: Rapid needs assessment conducted to help inform response to flood-affected communities in Middle Shabelle

In October 2015, the Middle Shabelle area of Somalia was severely affected by flooding caused by the Deyr seasonal rains. An estimated 4,899 households were reportedly affected by river floods and approximately 5,406 households by flash floods. This not only adversely affected livelihoods but also brought about displacement to nearby communities. In terms of livelihood, […]