Chiranjibi Nepal, who is leading CARE Nepal’s programs on sexual and reproductive health, writes about the challenges of providing healthcare to pregnant and lactating women following the earthquake.
On a cold and wet spring day in a rural community in north Lebanon, near Tripoli, a woman in sandals greets her visitors and immediately apologizes for the smell. Her family has found refuge in a shelter on a chicken farm. They are staying in what was previously used as a shed for animals.
Two months ago, in the remote village of Imaiyo, in the far east of Vanuatu’s Tanna Island, I met Marishan Magelan and her days-old baby, Angelina*.
Navaraj Gyawali is CARE Regional Director – Asia and originally from Nepal himself. He visited Nepal at the end of April to support the emergency response and accompanied one of CARE’s first helicopter drops of food aid to the remotest village CARE had yet accessed.
“When I grow up, I want to be a teacher and educate the people of my community”, said 8-year-old Riddhima from Macchegaon Village. Her grandmother, Ashamaya was sitting right beside her. She hugged her grandmother and started crying. “She is missing her parent,” her grandmother told us.
CARE is scaling up its response in affected areas / access to remote areas increasingly difficult
Little more than two weeks after Nepal's worst earthquake in 80 years, the country was hit by a second deadly earthquake this week. CARE staffers have served as a resource to media covering the disaster, providing updates on the humanitarian response. CARE President and CEO, Dr.
KATHMANDU (May 13, 2015) – Little more than two weeks after Nepal’s worst earthquake in more than 80 years, the country was traumatized by a second deadly earthquake on May 12.