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When floods strike, it’s the poor who suffer, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 09/07/2020)

Thousands rendered homeless (kp 25/07/2016), Large tracts of land submerged in Jhapa, by Govinda Chhetri (ht 25/07/2016), Several Jhapa, Morang settlements inundated after torrential rainfall (ht 25/07/2016), Entire village under risk of landslide, by Nanda Rai (rep 25/07/2016), Floods leave 2 dead, 1 missing, hundreds displaced in east Nepal, by  Ajit Tiwari, Raju Adhikari, Amar Khadka and Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 25/07/2016)

Ncell starts providing early disaster warning (kp 25/07/2016)

Hundreds of houses inundated in the East (kp 24/07/2016), Water level soars in Saptakoshi River, by Byashshankar Upadhyay (ht 24/07/2016), Over a dozen villages at high risk of flood (ht 24/07/2016), Landslides displace 118 families in rural Bajura (ht 24/07/2016), Water flow in Narayani River causes alarm (ht 24/07/2016)

Floods inundate hundreds of houses in eastern districts (kp 22/07/2016), Bhotekoshi flood: Children left without schools, by Anish Tiwari (kp 22/07/2016), Thousands affected by floods, landslides (kp 23/07/2016), Landslides obstruct rural roads in far-west (ht 23/07/2016)

Floods swamp dozens of settlements (kp 21/07/2016), Floodwaters with sewage inundate Tikapur, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 21/07/2016)

Flood destroys seven houses in Tikapur (kp 20/07/2016)

Floods, landslips continue as monsoon rages; Taplejung police rescue seven families who were trapped since Sunday after landslides blocked all the exits (kp 19/07/2016)

Relocation of landslide-prone settlements still uncertain, by Sangeet Sagroula (rep 18/07/2016)

Swollen Mahakali River starts eroding banks: Riverside dwellers in fear of settlement being flooded, by Chitranga Thapa and Manoj Badu (kp 18/07/2016)

16 VDCs of Bajura at high risk of landslides, by Krishna Oli (rep 18/07/2016)

60 families displaced, 40 at high risk, by Prakash Singh (ht 18/07/2016)

Six families stranded due to mudslides (ht 18/07/2016)

Floods sweep away bridges, damage hydropower project (kp 17/07/2016)

People refuse to leave landslide-risk area, by Anish Tiwari (kp 16/07/2016)

Flood displaces nine families: Victims taking shelter on premises of Dudhpokhari Higher Secondary School (kp 16/07/2016)

Consultations on GLOF risks (kp 15/07/2016)

Landslides, floods block Roads (kp 15/07/2016)

Bhote Koshi Flash Flood, by Bhimsen Thapaliya (rn 13/07/2016), Liping Bazar turns lifeless again, by Teknarayan Bhattarai (rep 13/07/2016), After Bhotekoshi: The Sindhupalchowk floods serve as a powerful reminder that there remains a high risk of slope failure and landslides this monsoon, by Mandira Singh Shrestha and Arun Bhakta Shrestha (rep 13/07/2015), Raging Bhotekoshi River continues to pose threats (kp 15/07/2016)

21 displaced after Bajura landslide (kp 12/07/2016)

Rockfall dams Tamor River: Riverside settlers downstream fear flooding from possible outburst, by Ananda Gautam (kp 11/07/2016), Authorities mull blast to drain Tamor debris dam, by Ananda Gautam (kp 12/07/2016)

109 killed in floods, landslips, lightning since April 13: Govt (kp 09/07/2016), Nepali Army rescues 58 from Tatopani (ht 09/07/2016), Bhotekoshi sweeps away 15 more houses: Authorities say around 300 settlements at high risk (kp 10/07/2016), 22 families displaced in Solu (kp 10/07/2016)

Floods bring sleepless nights in Holiya VDC every monsoon, by Arjun Oli (rep 09/07/2016)

Swollen Bhotekoshi forces 100 families to flee (kp 08/07/2016)

People in disaster prone areas told to stay alert (ht 08/07/2016)

Quake victims accuse engineers of manipulating data (ht 08/07/2016)

Flood sweeps away 25 houses: Villagers living downstream Bhotekoshi river move to safer locations after timely alert, by Pragati Shahi and Anish Tiwari (kp 07/07/2016)

Eleven killed in landslides (kp 06/07/2016)

Landslide risks: SAC directs govt to act pronto; As many as 32 people killed in water-induced disasters since April 13 (kp 05/07/2016)

Two years on, victims still deprived of aid, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 05/07/2016)

Monsoon mayhem: Rescue, relief yet to reach affected areas (kp 04/07/2016)

21 landslide victims rescued in Dhading (ht 04/07/2016)

Quake-hit abandon shelters, return to whence they came, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 04/07/2016)

Floods, landslides continue to wreak havoc countrywide: At least nine families were displaced by floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Darchula on Saturday (kp 03/07/2016), Met office issues flood alert for Tarai districts: Rivers originating from Chure like Kankai, Macheli, Duduwa and Mohana are expected to see flooding event (kp 03/07/2016), Landslides, floods displace seven families (ht 03/07/2016)

Landslides kill 3 in Darchula, Sarlahi (kp 02/07/2016), Heavy rains kill 4 in districts, hundreds displaced (rep 02/07/2016), MPs tell govt to act immediately (kp 02/07/2016), Govt told to send rescue teams to landslide-hit areas (ht 02/07/2017), Kerauja VDC at high risk of landslides (ht 02/07/2017)

Two students killed, 25 injured as wall caves in, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/07/2016), Wall built without approval (ht 02/07/2016), Lawmakers seek action against guilty (ht 04/07/2016)

Precious little done to save quake-hit villages: as many as 113 earthquake-affected households forced to flee after debris started falling , by Pragati Shahi (kp 01/07/2016), Landslides displace over 200 families in quake-hit districts (kp 01/07/2016)

Havoc in heaven: Revisiting what used to be Langtang Village, after 17 years, by Mohan Mainali (nt 01/07/2016)

Magnitude 5 quake jolts Bajhang: The main quake, centred near Mayana village was followed by another 4.2 magnitude tremor (kp 30/06/2016), Aftershocks in Bajhang (kp 03/07/2016)

Mid-hilly region at high risk of landslides this monsoon, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 30/06/2016)

Two minors killed in landslide (kp 30/06/2016) [in temporary shelter! Responsibility goes to irresponsible and in active government and administration!!]

Landslides block roads in Rasuwa, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 29/06/2016)

Minister visits flood-hit areas in Saptari (kp 28/06/2016)

Govt ‘ill-prepared’ to tackle landslide disaster in quake-affected districts (kp 27/06/2016)

Monsoon floods: 2 dead; 200 houses inundated (kp 26/06/2016)

Early Warning System in Seti out of order, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 26/06/2016)

Need of lightning protection system stressed (kp 26/06/2016)

Dozen villages in Banke at high risk of flood (kp 24/06/2016), Heavy rain affects transport services in Bhojpur (ht 24/06/2016)

Whither forecast: While issuing early warning against floods remains a challenge,  forecasting thunderstorms has emerged as another one, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 24/06/2016)

Monsoon mayhem: Govt response to natural disasters is usually slow and poorly coordinated (kp 24/06/2016)

Education still not a priority in disaster responses: Report:  An estimated 3.2 million children in Nepal were affected, both physically and mentally, by the 2015 April earthquake (kp 23/06/2016), Monsoon adds to earthquake victims’ woes (ht 23/06/2016)

Rs 56.6m released in housing aid for BarpakVictims want fund distribution from convenient sites, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/06/2016)

150 houses inundated as rain pounds eastern region: One dead n Monsoon in active phase: Weathermen (kp 22/06/2016), Eastern districts grapple with floods, 3 more deaths reported (kp 23/06/2016)

68 families displaced in Doti (ht 21/06/2016)

Two years on, flood victims await aid, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 21/06/2016)

Kaski at high risk of flood and landslip, by Rishiram Baral (ht 20/06/2016)

45,124 households at high risk of flood to be relocated (ht 19/06/2016)

Driven to despair, by Anup Ojha (kp 17/06/2016)

Nuwakot quake survivors seek land to build homes, by Krishna Thapa (kp 12/06/2016)

Penny wise, pound foolish: Nepal needs to go all out in equipping line agencies involved in disaster management (kp 10/06/2016)

Missing in Langtang: No headway in search operation; At least 128, including foreign tourists, still buried too deep under debris (kp 09/06/2016)

Landslide sweeps away five huts, by Anish Tiwari (kp 09/06/2016)

Forecast raises fear of rain-induced disasters in shaken districts (kp 06/06/2016), Hold feet to the fire: Government inaction on dangers posed by rain-induced disasters is criminally negligent (kp 07/06/2016) [!!]

Flood victims in Bajura left without shelter (ht 06/06/2016)

Natural disaster risks: Regional cooperation is vital, by Rensje Teerink (ht 06/06/2016)

Khalanga faces Mahakali flood threat, by Manoj Badu (kp 05/06/2016)

Glacial lake outburst floods: glacial lake outburst floods, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/06/2016), Nepali Army soldiers in bid to drain giant glacial lake near Everest (ht 04/06/2016), Army releasing water from Imja Lake to avoid flashflood (rep 04/06/2016), Nepali Army personnel drain one metre water from Imja Lake (ht 23/06/2016)

Banepa flood: 2 dead, Heavy property loss (kp 02/06/2016)

Call for law to realise integrated settlement plan: Disaster Management Bill has been in the making for five years (kp 01/06/2016)

Failure to complete embankment construction poses flood risks, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 01/06/2016)

Lightning strike casualties on rise: 28 deaths, 60 injuries in a month; at least 553 killed in five years (ht 01/06/2016)

Mountain people: The government should declare Karnali as a drought-prone area and adopt policies and programmes suitable for the region, by Geeta Pandedy (kp 31/05/2016)

Strong winds blow away roofs of over a dozen schools (rep 31/05/2016)

Floods disconnect villages (kp 29/05/2016)

DPM Thapa shares post-quake lessons, experiences, by Pragati Shahi (kp 26/05/2016) [Thapa's speech reflects a dream., not Nepal's reality!!]

Sudden flood kills two, injures seven in Bajura (ht 26/05/2016)

Humanitarian politics: Nepal should prepare well for the next disaster, build capacity for aid utilisation (kp 25/05/2016)

Govt to build 100 joint shelters in two months (kp 24/05/2016) [??]

Stung by delays, survivors press for time-bound recovery works; Disaster management bill, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 23/05/2016), Enact the law: The Disaster Management Act should be approved without delay (kp 24/05/2016)

Four people killed in Kalikot landslides, three missing, by Tularam Pandey (kp 21/05/2016), Police, locals continue search for Kalikot landslide victims, by Tularam Pandey (kp 22/05/2016)

New technology sought to exhume Langtang missing, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 21/05/2016)

Settlements in Beni-Lete stretch at landslide risk, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 20/05/2016)

Lightning kills four people (kp 19/05/2016)

Risky expansion: Most of the houses are built in cities without sticking to the building code which is after all for the safety of the people (ht 19/05/2016)

Jure landslide victims to receive govt grant, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 19/05/2016)

Armed with drones, aid workers seek faster response to disasters (kp 18/05/2016)

Disaster preparedness: Pre-monsoon rain a ‘wake-up’ call; Flash floods and landslides, triggered by pre-monsoon rains, left at least nine people dead and four missing in the western hills (kp 17/05/2016)

Two-day storm takes toll on Doti schools (ht 17/05/2016)

One dead, another missing in landslip (kp 15/05/2016), Two dead, three missing in flash floods, landslides (kp 16/05/2016), Flashfloods kill three in Bajhang, by Jagat Khadka (rep 16/05/2016)

Experts call for geo-hazard mapping, risk assessment quake preparedness (kp 14/05/2016)

Three dead in flash floods, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 14/05/2016), Shops, streets waterlogged in Salyan (kp 14/05/2016)

Fanned up flames: Nepal may be a global leader in community forestry but it has a long way to go to fight forest fires, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 13/05/2016)

Nepal third in internal displacement by natural disasters (ht 12/05/2016) [see report]

Dozens of villages under threat of landslide, by Bhim Dewan (12/05/2016)

Rains douse raging forest fires (kp 08/05/2016)

Quake damaged trails in disrepair (kp 04/05/2016), Dhading water scarcity hits displaced families most, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 04/05/2016)

Five killed in forest fires in western region so far, by Sanrosh Pokharel (rep 03/05/2016)

Why have our skies been so hazy?, by Arnico Panday and Bhaskar Karky (rep 03/05/2016), Forest-fire haze robs Doti of sunlight, by Arun Bam (rep 03/05/2016)

Wildfires in Dolpa rage for days: Flights cancelled due to haze (kp 02/05/2016)

Forest fires take lives, destroy property: Wild animals driven out to human settlements (kp 01/05/2016), Five incidents of blaze reported in Valley in single day (kp 01/05/2016)

Two killed in forest fire (kp 30/04/2016), Forest fires in Dhading cut off water supply, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 30/04/2016), Women politicians criticise envoy recommendations: Inter-party Women Alliance says the envoy nomination list is discriminatory against women and the spirit of the new constitution (kp 30/04/2016)

Forest fires continue: to rage across country: Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve blaze puts wildlife at risk (kp 29/04/2016)

Hot air: Govt needs to devise strategy to deal with weather-induced disasters (kp 29/04/0216)

Punishing heat wave causes misery in Tarai: Number of patients at health facilities up n Weathermen say no rain activity in sight (kp 28/04/2016)

Govt comes under fire for lack of blaze preparedness (kp 28/04/2016), Four killed in inferno (kp 28/04/2016), Forest fire spreading in lack of resources, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 28/04/2016)

Fire turns 13 houses to ashes (ht 27/04/2016)

Fire victims in Rautahat yet to receive relief (ht 27/04/2016), Hajminiya fire victims in dire straits, by Madan Thakur (rep 27/04/2016)

Scale up emergency preparedness: WHO (ht 26/04/2016)

Settlements along Kali Gandaki under threat of landslides, floods, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 26/04/2016)

Kathmandu rocks: Geologically, the valley, composed of fragile thick sediments, is analogous to a bowl of jelly, by Deepak Chamlagain (kp 24/04/2016)

Four houses reduced to ashes (ht 24/04/2016)

Information the key: Although its importance is not recognized in Nepal a strong information management system is vital in disaster response, by Saugat Gautam (rep 23/04/2016)

Barpak, the epicentre, still in ruins: What worries the earthquake survivors the most is monsoon rains, by Sudip Kaini (kp 22/04/2016)

Lessons Learnt Conference begins (ht 22/04/2016)

Increasing forest fire incidents threaten nearby settlements, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 22/04/2016)

Riverbank settlements stay put despite flood risks, by Dhruba Dangal and Amar Khadka (rep 20/04/2016)

Fires destroy property in Kathmandu (ht 19/04/2016)

Landslide threatens lives and livelihoods, by DB Buda (rep 19/04/2016)

Recurrent wildfires destroying forests (ht 18/04/2016)

Wildfire sweeps through 77,000ha of forest land, by Amrita Anmol (kp 17/04/2016)

Condition of IDPs worsening after quakes: Report (ht 17/04/2016), Distressing picture (ht 18/04/2016)

Wildfires continue uncontrolled in Khotang forests (ht 15/04/2016)

Helter Shelter: Survivors suffer due to weak regulation and delay in relief, by Smriti Basnet (nt 15/04/2016)

Sindhupalchowk locals doubly vulnerable to natural calamities: Landslide, earthquake still fresh in the minds of locals, by Dhruba Dangal and Amar Khadka (rep 15/04/2016)

Delayed budget hampers work (ht 13/04/2016)

Unclaimed bodies buried on hospital premises: Burials flout unclaimed bodies management regulations, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 13/04/2016)

Blazes raging across country: Experts warn of rise in forest and other fire incidents in the coming days, by Pragati Shahi (kp 12/04/2016), Over 350 forests caught fire every day last week, by Arjun Poudel (rep 12/04/2016), Cooking hours fixed to curb fire outbreaks, by Madan Thakur (rep 12/04/2016), Authorities seek divine help, by Pragati Shahi (kp 13/04/2016), Raging inferno: Preventive and mitigation measures against wildfires need to be strengthened (kp 13/04/2016), 16 houses gutted (ht 13/04/2016), Massive inferno wipes out two Dang villages, by Devendra Basnet (rep 13/04/2016), Saptari fire victims left in the lurch (ht 14/04/2016)

Quake-hit Keraunja at risk from landslide also, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 12/04/2016)

Magnitude 4.5 aftershock jolts Capital (kp 10/04/2016)

Woman dies as fire guts nearly 300 houses, sheds (kp 10/04/2016)

Sindhuli wildfire yet to come under control, by Min Bahadur Dahal (ht 10/04/2016)

Multiple fire incidents cause massive damage to homes, properties (kp 09/04/2016), More than 40 houses gutted in Sindhuli (ht 09/04/2016), Wildfire incidents on rise in Tanahun (ht 09/04/2016)

17 injured in eatery collapse (kp 06/04/2016)

Home ministry issues fire risk warning (ht 06/04/2016), Rising fire risks: Incidents of fire have occurred more recently as people have started storing highly inflammable products such as petrol, diesel and kerosene inside their houses (ht 07/04/2016)

Reconstruction delay: Quake survivors in Gorkha start building houses on their own, by Sudip Kaini (kp 03/04/2016)

Fire incidents up in Saptari (ht 01/04/2016)

Dust storm lashes Capital: At least six people injured; Tarpaulin shelters of earthquake victims blown away (kp 29/03/2016)

Seven shops gutted in Attariya fire (kp 29/03/2016)

Babai Flood victims stage protest (kp 29/03/2016)

Imja water to be lowered by 3 metres (kp 27/03/2016)

Wildfire incidents on rise as summer begins (ht 27/03/2016)

NVP launches mobile app to register national volunteers: Volunteers will facilitate rescue operations during natural disasters (ht 27/03/2016)

Quake-hit villagers face drinking water shortage, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 26/03/2016)

Wildfire yet to be brought under control (ht 25/03/2016), Haze attributed to raging jungle blaze: Experts warn of significant deterioration in air quality, by Pragati Shahi (kp 26/03/2016), Valley chokes as air pollution levels shoot up (ht 26/03/2016)

Forecast: more thunderstorms: Climate change and lack of awareness is increasing the number of deaths from lightning strikes in the world’s most densely populated mountain nation, by Om Astha Rai (nt 25/03/2016)

Storm adds to woes of earthquake-hit families, by Sudip Kaini and Krishna Thapa (kp 24/03/2016)

Rapti victims rely on jobs in India, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 22/03/2016)

JICA signs project on earthquake research in Nepal (ht 22/03/2016)

Quake-displaced blind couple gets help to rebuild home, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 21/03/2016) [But only from foreign donors? What about the Nepali state?]

Fire guts cotton factory in Nepalgunj, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 20/03/2016)

NA takes valuable advice on disaster preparedness (kp 19/03/2016)

New policy soon on utilisation of ICT during disasters: Minister (ht 19/03/2016)

More problems likely to rain down on quake survivors this monsoon: NRA mulling ‘transitional shelters’ as rebuilding work fails to take off, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/03/2016), Complaints outnumber aid deals (kp 18/03/2016)

Over 470 forests up in flames in last one week: On an average 59 forest fires occur every day, by Arjun Poudel (rep 17/03/2016), Over 500 forest fires have broken out this year: Taplejung authorities struggling with wildfire that started last week (kp 19/03/2016), Locals in vigil against fire, by Ananda Gautam (kp 22/03/2016)

Damaged bridges, trails cuts village off from outside world (rep 17/03/2016)

Aid, resettlement elude flood-hit in Dadeldhura, by DR Panta (kp 15/03/2016)

Plan distributed substandard zinc sheets: Quake victims, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 15/03/2016), Plan promises to replace substandard zinc sheets (rep 16/03/2016)

A looming crisis: There is a real concern that TB would be transmitted to the healthy population residing in the temporary settlements, by Raz Mohammad Wali (kp 15/03/2016)

Home ministry preparing permanent body for disaster management (ht 13/02/2016)

Quake victims get winter relief as summer begins, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 13/03/2016)

Quake survivors exposed to health risks (ht 12/03/2016)

Quake victims in Bhojpur still awaiting aid, by Shahiman Rai (kp 08/03/2016)

Quake victims struggling for drinking water, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 08/03/2016)

Winds blow away roof of earthquake shelter, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 08/03/2016)

Dolakha victims in dilemma over ‘low’ aid amount, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 06/03/2016)

Rs 4m distributed to quake victims (ht 06/03/2016)

Women learning to build houses in Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 05/03/2016)

Dry landslide, wildfires in far-west (ht 04/03/2016)

Groundwater depletion linked to Nepal quake? Researchers say great and major Himalayan quakes  are influenced by the anthropogenic groundwater unloading process in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (kp 01/03/2016)

NRA tightens noose around I/NGOs: Nonprofits barred from engaging in reconstruction work without prior approval (rep 29/02/2016) [?? This reminds of the government statements shortly after the earthquakes! The affected people are still waiting in vain!!], Victims remain in dark about govt reconstruction program, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 29/02/2016)

‘Rs23b spent on relief, rescue’: Out of that, the govt has provided more than Rs 7b to purchase warm clothes for the quake survivors: PMO (kp 29/02/2016)

Disaster assessment guideline enacted (ht 29/02/2016)

People living around NOC’s Amlekhgunj depot at risk: A fire or an explosion at the depot can cause damage within a radius of up to 30km, by Laxmi Shaha (kp 29/02/2016)

‘Do not build houses without govt assistance’: The request from the authority comes at a time when the quake victims have begun to reconstruct houses on their own (kp 28/02/2016) [After almost one year of government non-action??]

TUTH to bury unclaimed bodies of quake victims (kp 27/02/2016)

Quake victims still awaiting relief, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 27/02/2016)

Up to Rs 2.5m loan for rebuilding homes: NRA: NRA to provide subsidised loan of up to Rs 2.5 for  reubilding in cities and  Rs 1.5 in rural areas (kp 26/02/2016)

Viral diseases stalk northern Gorkha: People mostly in the quake-hit settlements down with viral fever, diarrhoea and common cold, by Sudip Kaini (kp 26/02/2016)

Quake-maimed children discontinue education: In Ghumtang village alone there are 15  children who lost their limbs in the quake, by Anish Tiwari (kp 26/02/2016)

M5.4 quake rocks central region (kp 25/02/2016)

Relocation plan: There is no doubt that compensation to be provided to the land owners should be reasonable that is equal to the market price and not a price set arbitrarily by the authorities (ht 25/02/2016)

Dry landslide strikes Annapurna region: Five locals hiding in cave rescued n Dust plumes hover over villages, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 24/02/2016), Narchyang landslide caused M 3.8 tremor, by Santosh Pokharel and Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 24/02/2016)

Laprak locals unite to ease water crisis, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 24/02/2016) [Obviously, the government has not heard about the epicentre of last year's first big earthquake, yet!]

‘Geological study before rebuilding’: A preliminary study identifies 143 settlements in need of immediate attention in 14 most affected districts, by Pragati Shahi (kp 24/02/2016)

Bushfire awareness campaign to kick off (kp 23/02/2016)

Post quake vulnerability still persists in 11 districts (ht 23/02/2016), ‘Food insecurity persists’: there remains a pressing need for assistance in mountain and hill areas, according to a UN report (kp 23/02/2016)

Fire guts property worth over Rs 5 million, by Arjun Oli (rep 23/02/2016)

Government support eludes fire victims, by Devendra Basnet (rep 22/02/2016)

Date-expired food sent for earthquake victims (ht 21/02/2016)

Gorkha earthquake: 99 pc of deaths caused by falling objects: NSET (kp 19/02/2016)

Fake earthquake victims disrupt data collection, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 18/02/2016), Caterpillar infestation in quake-hit settlements (kp 18/02/2016)

'Emergency top-up cash used for short-term needs' (rep 18/02/2016)

Fire incidents on rise as mercury soars (ht 18/02/2016), 49 huts, animal shelters destroyed in fire (kp 19/02/2016)

Battered lives, at brick kilns: Earthquake-displaced find no better place to work, live in (kp 17/02/2016)

Govt to appoint section officers as VDC secretaries in quake-affected districts, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 17/02/2016)

High-rises reluctant to submit details of earthquake impact, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 14/02/2016)

Quake-displaced brace for rains as hope for help ‘fades’, by Sudip Kaini (kp 13/02/2016)

Modern humanitarian response: How communication can help, by Surendra Pokharel (ht 12/02/2016)

Disaster mgmt policy lacking: Home Ministry (kp 08/02/2016)

Friday tremor leaves 71 hurt (kp 07/02/2016) [related to KTM valley only], 71 injured in quake panic rush (ht 07/02/2016)

Fire incidents in Ktm up: Firefighters point out public carelessness during and after load shedding hours, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 07/02/2016)

Experts discuss solutions to water-induced disasters (ht 06/02/2016)

With no sight of govt fund, Laprak quake victims unite to rebuild homes, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 06/02/2016)

Nepal quake survivors fight freezing temperatures (ht 06/02/2016)

Quake-hit school runs classes under open sky: Tents received from organisations after the earthquake have torn up, by Aash Gurung (kp 06/02/2016)

Study: Quake, landslides caused great loss of wildlife and habitats; The findings show that 2.2 percent of the forest cover (23,375 hectares) was destroyed in six districts due to earthquake and landslides (kp 05/02/2016)

At your own risk: Earthquake and other disaster warnings could not have come at a worse time for Nepal, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 05/02/2016)

Short-circuits behind 60 pc of fire accidents (ht 05/02/2016)

Single women left in lurch after quake, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 04/01/2016)

Making it click: Survivors lack information on what kind of support is available, by Saugat Gautam (rep 02/02/2016)

Flood victims denied relief for not having toilets (kp 01/02/2016)

Poor shelters affect quake victims’ health, by Kisan Sangeet Nepali (ht 01/02/2016)

Of Hope and Resilience: Stories of Nepal in Barpak (kp 30/01/2016)

Assaults against women in camps ‘on the rise’, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 29/01/2016)

Living with earthquakes: Fortune favours the prepared, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 29/01/2016)

KMC to extend fire brigade stations (kp 28/01/2016)

Quake victims picket Dhading admin office, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 28/01/2016)

Quake survivors hopeful about digital data collection (kp 27/01/2016)

Koreans to provide therapy to quake survivors of Bhaktapur, Lalitpur (kp 27/01/2016)

Earthquake damages: Insurance companies pay 42.29pc of claims (kp 23/01/2016)

NGO ‘recovers’ loan from relief amount of quake-hit Chepangs, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 21/01/2016), NGO returns relief cash (kp 23/01/2016)

Series of disasters in Nepal: An urgent call for private sector preparedness, by Amit K. Shrestha (sp 22/01/2016)

Food crisis looms over Sindhupalchowk quake victims, by Dhruba Dangal (rep 21/01/2016)

Quake-hit struggle to shake off cold (kp 20/01/2016)

Govt aid may be too little, too late for earthquake survivors, by Pragati Shahi (kp 19/01/2016)

Female quake victims deprived of identity cards: Manu Humagain of National Women Council says the government must reassess the number of earthquake victims (kp 18/01/2016)

Sindhupalchowk villagers cut off from the outer world (rep 18/01/2016)

Delayed campaign: The quake victims will have to spendyet another rainy season in makeshift shelters already damaged by the previous monsoon and the snowfall in Gorkha district (ht 18/01/2016)

CBS collecting details of loss in quake-hit districts (ht 18/01/2016)

Dry landslides pose threat to settlements, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 18/01/2016)

Earthquake survivors deprived of proper shelter, medical care, by Anish Tiwari (kp 17/01/2016)

Warm clothes distributed in Gorkha village, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 17/01/2016)

Chepangs yet to receive relief amount for warm winter-wear (ht 16/01/2016)

Quake rubbles still not cleared in Dolakha, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 16/01/2016)

Quake victims now reel under soaring prices, by Dhruba Dangal and Praveen Dhakal (rep 16/01/2016)

Not enough: Merely celebrating Earthquake Safety Day will not result in an earthquake-safe community, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 15/01/2016)

Quake victims of Gorkha still waiting for government aid, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 15/01/2016)

Snowfall adds to suffering of Gorkha quake survivors, by Sudip Kaini (kp 13/01/2016)

Quake fault straining underneath Kathmandu: Study (ht 13/01/2016), Stirred, not shaken: On National Earthquake Safety Day, it is worth remembering that 25 April 2015 was not the Big One everybody had feared; That one is still coming (nt 15/01/2017)

Poor superstructure maintenance led to collapse of Valley monuments: Study (ht 13/01/2016)

Quake-hit in Gorkha wrestle with blizzard: Army helicopter loaded with relief materials returned to the district headquarters as it could not land in the area, by Sudip Kaini (kp 12/01/2016)

No land ownership paper, no quake relief, by Nabin Poudel and Nirajan Poudel (rep 12/01/2016)

Govt tells Army to get into action in Gorkha (kp 11/01/2016), No salt to season, no oil to cook, by Sudip Kaini (kp 11/01/2016)

Quake-hit Dhading farmers compensated for dead cattle, by Dewan Rai (kp 11/01/2016)

Quake survivors shiver as freezing cold bites (kp 10/01/2016), Winter relief package yet to reach the needy (kp 10/01/2016)

Quake displaced left in lurch: Local authorities order them to vacate forest land, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 10/01/2016)

Chepangs in two minds over building new house, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 10/01/2016)

Earthquake destruction: Govt teams start collecting data, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 08/01/2016)

Winter onslaught hits quake-displaced, by Anup Ojha (kp 07/01/2016), Victims return to damaged homes, by Madhav Aryal (kp 07/01/2016)

Pvt properties left with little or no compensation: Munich Re report says the quake had caused the total damages valued at $4.8 billion but only $210 million of that have been insured, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 06/01/2016)

Dolakha quake victims migrate to avoid biting cold, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 04/01/2016)

Govt seeks info from I/NGOs working in quake-hit areas: Home Ministry asks agencies to wrap up relief programmes within 10 days (kp 04/01/2016) [??]

Less than half of quake-hit households have received aid (kp 03/01/2016)

‘No cold-related deaths in quake-hit Dolakha (kp 02/01/2016)

Flood victims left in lurch, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 02/01/2016)

Govt urged to reach out to quake survivors (kp 01/01/2016)

Moving mountains: As coastal communities are threatened by rising sea level, mountain settlements face the risk of landslides and avalanches, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 01/01/2016)

Four of a family among six killed in fire in Kaski, Dhading (ht 31/12/2015)

3 persons die in house fires (kp 29/12/2015)

Quake-hit children suffering from cold-related ailments, by Rishiram Poudyal (kp 26/12/2015)

Four workers killed in fire: 6 others hurt as hut is engulfed, by Jaya Bahadur Rokaya and Tularam Pandey (kp 25/12/2015)

Fire destroys 14 houses (kp 25/12/2015)

Quake-hit students deprived of shelter, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/12/2015), Displaced complain of severe cold, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 23/122015)

Training for development: Decades-long donor-funded and I/NGOs-driven disaster risk reduction programmes may not be trusted, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 21/12/2015)

Kavre quake victims await warm clothes, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (ht 21/12/2015), Homeless earthquake victims face harsh weather (ht 21/12/2015)

More than 2,000 quake-hit families get winter succour, by Sudip Kaini and Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 20/12/2015)

Fire destroys 11 houses, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 18/12/2015)

7 killed as brick kiln chimney caves in after blast, by Bedraj Poudel (kp 15/12/2015)

Quake-displaced face hardship as winter progresses: Govt, development partners run winter relief programme, Pragati Shahi (kp 15/12/2015)

Quake-hit deprived of shelter, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 14/12/2015)

Increasing number of quake-hit households raises suspicion, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 11/12/2015)

Tsho Rolpa Lake to have early warning system by next year (kp 10/12/2015)

Go with a bag: Recognising go-bags as survival tools is just one component of disaster risk reduction measures, by Sanjay Sharma and Ganesh Gurung (kp 08/12/2015)

Team returns bearing lessons from Sichuan (kp 08/12/2015)

Quake-hit families get Rs 7,500 each to return home (kp 26/11/2015) [??]

Damaged houses pose risks to quake survivors, by Sudip Kaini (kp 23/11/2015), Cold adds to woes of quake displaced (kp 23/11/2015)

Census to be done in quake-hit districts (kp 23/11/2015)

M 5.3 aftershock jolts capital: Duck or run: The question remains, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 20/11/2015)

Skeletal remains sent to Capital, by Krishna Thapa (kp 19/11/2015)

Cold hits flood victims in temporary shelters, by Motilal Paudel and Kamal Panthi (kp 18/11/2015)

Gorkha quake victims living in fear of harsh winter: Hopes of government aid to build houses are slowly fading away, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 16/11/2015)

4.2-magnitude aftershock after 12 days (rep 13/11/2015)

Hailstorm damages paddy worth millions (ht 06/11/2015), Rain and hail destroys millions worth crop in Khotang (rep 06/11/2015), Hail destroys paddy in Khotang villages: The hailstorm on Oct 23 destroyed paddy worth over Rs 110 million (kp)

Safeguard rights of quake victims: NHRC (ht 05/11/2015), Quake-hit students battling cold in classes under tents, by Anil Bhandari (rep 05/11/2015), Not romantic: Aren't we being oblivious to sufferings of thousands of earthquake victims by romanticizing their plight?, by Smita Poudel (rep 05/11/2015), Quake victims yet to receive ID cards (ht 06/11/2015), Quake-displaced head for home village amid crisis in capital, by Arjun Poudel (rep 07/11/2015)

Earthquake-affected families grapple with water shortage, by Prakash Adhikari, Nagendra Ahikari and Rajendra Manandhar (kp 04/11/2015), Tenants warn of protest (kp 04/11/2015)

Relief eludes quake victims in Kaski (ht 02/11/2015)

6 months on, quake victims still out in the cold, by Narahari Sapkota, Nirajan Paudel and Madhusudan Guragain (rep 30/10/2015), Six months after quake: Displaced brace for harsh winter (kp 31/10/2015), Nowhere to go: It’s six months  since the April 25 earthquake, and many victims are still living in camps, by Pratibha Tuladhar (kp 31/10/2015), ‘Reinstate NRA to expedite recovery efforts’ (ht 31/10/2015)

Disaster mgmt meet under way (ht 30/10/2015)

Disaster preparedness: Lessons leared, by Rajendra K. Shrestha (ht 30/10/2015)

Govt initiates ‘Baliyo Ghar’ (kp 29/10/2015)

Winter is coming: The Oli govt needs to prioritise the pending reconstruction work (kp 28/10/2015)

April earthquake: What is life like six months on? (kp 27/10/2015)

UN concerned over quake victims’ woes (kp 26/10/2015)

Race against winter six months after devastating Nepal earthquake: UN humanitarian official (ht 24/10/2015)

Dashain brings no joy for quake victims, by Arjun Poudel (rep 19/10/2015)

Quake-hit to mark Dashain in huts, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 16/10/2015)

Mending matters: There should be rescue teams consisting of medical and security personnel who can carry out rescue works should strong blizzards occur (ht 15/10/2015)

Resettling flood-displaced families: Budget crunch delays project, by Motilal Paudel (kp 14/10/2015), Flood-displaced families complain of govt apathy, by Kamal Panthi (kp 15/10/2015)

Rescuers pull out 21 bodies from Langtang: Efforts to recover bodies of about 100 foreign trekkers and locals in Langtang have been delayed by avalanches (kp 13/10/2015)

Quake victims stage protest against relief distribution delay: Local administration says releif distribution process is being delayed due to the dispute among the local political parties, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 13/10/2015)

Govt ‘lacks seriousness in disaster mgmt’ (kp 08/10/2015)

Landslide threatens 160 Bajura families, by Krishna Oli (rep 07/10/2015)

World’s first app on debris management, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 05/10/2015)

Houses buried in dry landslip (ht 03/10/2015)

Clay mound kills 6 children, leaves 2 grown-ups injured, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 03/10/2015)

Insurers settle only 60pc of claims (ht 26/09/2015)

Partnership between int’l and local humanitarian actors crucial: The report says 86 pc of humanitarian assistance goes to international NGOs while only 1.6 percent goes to local NGOs and calls for the need of rebalancing this approach (kp 26/09/2015)

Dialogue on disaster risk identifies priority areas (ht 19/09/2015)

Earthquake-hit living in unsafe houses, by Pratap Bista (kp 18/09/2015)

History of disasters: Authorities in the Capital conveniently forget the past and allow people to live in disaster-prone areas, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 16/09/2015)

Food prices shot up in landslide-hit Gorkha, by Sudip Kaini (kp 15/09/2015)

Earthquake-hit families still await relocation, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 11/09/2015)

Temblor damage data made public (ht 11/09/2015) [related to Kavre]

Koirala urges improved dealing with disasters: NAST has installed quake early warning sensors in 10 different locations in Dhading, Kavre and Kathmandu districts (kp 08/09/2015)

Missing a trick: Farmers in quake-hit districts suffer acute food scarcity because of total destruction of capital and physical assets, by Komal Raj Aryal and Andrew E. Collins (rep 08/09/2015)

Give Due Thought, by Shyam K.C. (rn 08/09/2015)

Sweltering makeshift classrooms sickens students, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 08/09/2015)

Landslides obstruct Mechi Highway (kp 06/09/2015)

Squatters demand safe settlement (kp 04/09/2015)

Bhaktapur quake casualties: Locals remember their kin (kp 03/09/2015)

Single women ‘left without access to relief: There are 498,606 single women in the country and it is estimated that around 2,000 women lost their husbands in the earthquake, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 02/09/2015)

Disaster Management: Govt yet to have meaningful bill (kp 01/09/2015)

Quake-hit districts at risk of food insecurity, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 01/09/2015)

Landslides more frequent in quake-hit areas, by Tekendra Bashyal (rep 01/09/2015)

Relief materials in store when quake victims need most, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 01/09/2015)

Noodles, biscuits worth over Rs66 million distributed (kp 31/08/2015)

Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 31/08/2015)

Displaced quake victims long to resume life at their village, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 30/08/2015)

Relief, ID cards to Kavre quake victims in limbo (ht 30/08/2015)

5 dead in Nuwakot landslips, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 29/08/2015), Quake victims among six killed in landslides (ht 29/08/2015)

Bhaktapur settlements submerged, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/08/2015)

NAST installs 10 quake warning sensors (kp 27/08/2015)

Quake-hit receive solar lamps, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 27/08/2015)

Earthquake-hit families face shortage of food, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 26/08/2015)

Suspension bridge snaps in Okhaldhunga (ht 25/08/2015)

Senior citizens, postnatal mums face hardship: With landslides blocking foot trails to remote Dhading village, people can’t ferry food and reach health post, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 25/08/2015)

24 families get temporary huts, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 24/08/2015)

Quake damage assessment still on in Chitwan, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 24/08/2015), Rehabilitation of 309
quake victims pending
(ht 25/08/2015)

ML 5.1 tremor felt in Kathmandu Valley, epicentre in Dolakha (ht 23/08/2015)

Landslides bury eight houses, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 23/08/2015), Landslide scares Okhaldhunga denizens (ht 23/08/2015)

Landslides pose threat to several households (kp 22/08/2015)

Three dead, hundreds of houses inundated (ht 22/08/2015)

60 quake victims still taking shelter in Tundikhel (ht 22/08/2015)

GPS way to monitor quake risks, by Pragati Shahi (kp 21/08/2015)

Quake-affected families unable to store crops (kp 21/08/2015)

Bakraha displaces 85 families: The river has also posed threats to Govindapur, Maldaiya, Babiya Birta, Belbari and Koshi Haraicha in Morang, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 21/08/2015)

4M aftershock recorded today (kp 21/08/2015)

4.7 M aftershock jolts nation (kp 20/08/2015)

Parbat landslides destroy nine houses (kp 20/08/2015)

Landslide displaced in Gulmi await relief, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 20/08/2015)

Women’s role in relief distribution hailed, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 20/08/2015)

2 women die in Rukum landslide (kp 19/08/2015)

Major river flooding unlikely this year, say experts, by Riwaj Rai (rep 19/08/2015)

Dealing with earthquakes: Retrofit our structures, by Anjan Kuinkel (ht 19/08/2015)

UN bodies salute Nepalis for post-quake efforts (kp 19/08/2015), UN lauds Nepal govt on World Humanitarian Day (ht 19/08/2015)

Not over yet: Nepal needs to foster locally developed technologies to prepare the country for the next next big one, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 18/08/2015)

Riverside houses flooded: Inundation due to causeway close to Bagmati bridge at Tinkune (kp 18/08/2015), Slums on river banks inundated (ht 18/08/2015)

14 households displaced due to landslide threat, by Birendra KC (kp 18/08/2015)

Experts urge on disaster preparedness (kp 18/08/2015)

Community police provide therapy to earthquake victims in Capital (kp 17/08/2015)

Kaski village at flood, landslide risk, by Shiva Sharma (kp 17/08/2015)

Melamchi cut off from capital after road section subsides, by Madhusdan Guragain (rep 17/08/2015)

Citizens still feel anxiety post quake (kp 16/08/2015)

Relocation campaign ends (ht 16/08/2015)

Govt info not balanced: Survey (kp 14/08/2015)

Landslides displace 250 families (ht 14/08/2015)

Open spaces to be managed: Govt to develop infrastructure at vacant places for post-disaster preparedness (ht 14/08/2015)

Kin of quake missing want relief, compensation, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 13/08/2015)

Chepang quake victims in a lurch (ht 13/08/2015)

Landslide threats: Little done to mitigate risks (kp 12/08/2015)

Temblor scares Kathmandu denizens (ht 12/08/2015)

11 die in separate landslides, by Mohan Shahi and Ghanshyam Gautam (kp 12/08/2015), Landslides claim 10 lives (ht 12/08/2015)

Children in quake-hit villages malnourished: Govt report, by Pratap Bista (kp 12/08/2015)

Trouble cashing relief cheques, by Pratap Bista (kp 12/08/2015)

Students leave Gorkha villages in hordes (kp 12/08/2014)

Relief operations: ‘Copter services may come to halt’ (kp 11/08/2015), Fund crunch likely to end UNHAS (ht 11/08/2015)

Mountain people affected most by earthquake, says report: The average value of per capita disaster effect was highest in the mountains at Rs 219,503 and the lowest in inner Tarai at Rs 50,813 (kp 11/08/2015)

Relief distribution: PAC report confirms irregularities (kp 10/08/2015)

Landslide sweeps bus, three dead, by Madhav Aryal (kp 09/08/2015)

Kavre settlements at risk of rain-triggered landslips (ht 09/08/2015)

Post quake resettlement: Over 6,000 households relocated: Home Ministry (kp 09/08/2015)

Quake displaced get shacks, by Rakkumar Karki (kp 09/08/2015)

People with 1 kidney hit hardest in Kavre, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 09/08/2015)

New directive to decide fate of quake-hit houses, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 08/08/2015)

Non-life insurers settle 42.38 per cent claims (ht 08/08/2015)

Geoforscher warnen vor neuen Erdbeben in Nepal, von Christoph Seidler (Spiegel 07/08/2015), West Nepal quake risk still high: Researchers (ht 08/08/2015), WHA concerned about earthquake rumours (ht 09/08/2015)

Sinkholes appear outside Armala this time (kp 07/08/2015)

Quake triggered landslide: 5 missing identified through DNA test (kp 07/08/2015)

Victims yet to be resettled seven years after floods (ht 06/08/2015) [Many earthquake victims will have to face a similar fate thanks to the inapt and power-hungry political leaders!]

Rasuwa starts relocating quake displaced people, by Krishna Thapa (kp 06/08/2015)

20 more bodies recovered from Langtang landslide site (kp 05/08/2015), Harsh weather conditions prevent airlift of bodies (kp 10/08/2015)

Poor coordination affecting disaster preparedness (kp 05/08/2015)

Rapti floods threaten settlements, by J. Panday (kp 05/08/2015)

Park View ‘defies’ order to submit test report, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 05/08/2015)

Earthquake victims: Single women left to fend for themselves, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 04/08/2015)

Quake-hit kids fall sick in camps, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 04/08/2015), Earthquake victims begin to fall ill (ht 04/08/2015)

Dolakha quake victims await state relief, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 04/08/2015)

Rains taking toll on quake displaced, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 04/08/2015)

Tawakhola flood turns paddy fields barren (ht 04/08/2015)

Landslides threaten relocation site of quake displaced, by Sudip Kaini (kp 04/08/2015)

Flood muddies Fewa Lake, by Shiva Sharma (kp 04/08/2015)

Heaviest rainfall in 5 years blamed for Lumle landslide , by Santosh Pokharel (rep 05/08/2015)

Death toll from floods, landslides hits 90: Govt (kp 03/08/2015), Monsoon claimed 89 lives in 45 days: Gautam (ht 03/08/2015)

Rainwaters inundate Dhangadhi (kp 03/08/2015)

Classes affected after flood damages school building, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 03/08/2015)

Life goes on in Majhi Gaun, by Jessica Rai (kp 02/08/2015)

Caritas reaches out (ht 02/08/2015)

Nepal Army to leave Tundikhel this week (kp 02/08/2015)

Many not in list of quake victims (ht 02/08/2015)

Quake victims await govt rebuilding plan, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 02/08/2015)

Families displaced by Jure landslide left in lurch, by Rishiram Poudel (kp 02/08/2015)

Govt leaves flood victims in lurch, by Kamal Panthi (kp 01/08/2015)

Landslide forces Chepang families to abandon home, by Chandani Hamal (rep 01/08/2015)

Bridges swept away, movement obstructed (ht 01/08/2015)

Fragile walls, buildings posing threat to pedestrians, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 01/08/2015)

To cope with earthquake fears, many turned to alcohol, by Arjun Poudel (rep 01/08/2015)

Landslides, floods kill 34: More than a dozen missing as nearly 20 others are injured in disaster (kp 31/07/2015), Victims mourn loss amid fear, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 01/08/2015), Kaski landslide toll reaches 34, by Bharat Koirala (ht 01/08/2015), Kaski folk having sleepless nights, by Shiva Sharma (kp 02/08/2015)

Women have little access to relief: Report (kp 31/07/2015)

Malnutrition stalks quake-hit kids, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 30/07/2015)

New mothers, babies face brunt, by Sudip Kaini (kp 30/07/2015)

Unplanned constructions put Gulmi villages at risk, by Ghanashyam Gautam (kp 28/07/2015)

Another door opens: Hopefully, the quake will act as a catalyst to  push for scientific studies in Nepal, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 28/07/2015)

Quake victims demand basic facilities at camps, by Nagandra Adhikari and Prakash Adhikari (kp 28/07/2015)

Floods sweep away Dolakha bridge: Traffic movement along Lamosanghu-Jiri road has been obstructred and the district is disconnected from the Capital (kp 26/07/2015)

Monsoon troubles tremor survivors (ht 26/07/2015), Key facts and the risk of sequels (ht 26/07/2015)

US researchers map out trajectory of April 25 quake (ht 26/07/2015)

Tundikhel folks given extra week for evacuation, by Anup Ojha (kp 26/07/2015)

Children still left in trauma, want earthquake-resistant structures (kp 26/07/2015), After quake, children’s top priorities
are shelter,education and WASH
(ht 26/07/2015)

Earthquake-hit villagers prepare rebuilding plan, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 26/07/2015)

Thousands still need humanitarian aid: Red Cross (ht 25/07/2015), Emergency not over yet: UN (ht 25/07/2015)

Miyamoto urges detailed assessment of Khumbu region, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 25/07/2015), Forced smiles: Life in Khumbu has been affected more than the Miyamoto International report indicates, by Lakpa Norbu Sherpa (kp 03/08/2015)

Monsoon woes: Quakes portend aggravation, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 24/07/2015)

Made to jump through hoops: Instead of making things easier for earthquake survivors, the government machinery is structured to make it as hard as possible to get help (nt 24/07/2015)

Leaving shelter: Around 850 people who had been living in Tundikhel after the earthquake are now moving out of the military parade ground (nt 24/07/2015)

87 crore rupees distributed to quake victims (ht 24/07/2015)

Disaster geopolitics: The devastating flood of 1954 first exposed Nepal to the geopolitics of natural disasters, by Sharad Ghimire and Tom Robertson (nt 24/07/2015)

Life after earthquake: Kids unable to overcome trauma (kp 23/07/2015)

Landslides pose threat to Ramechhap road, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 23/07/2015)

Landslides obstruct Parbat road section (kp 20/07/2015)

Quake-hit wary of moving out of villages (kp 19/07/2015)

Haliya settlement faces landslide risk, by Prakash Singh (ht 19/07/2015)

Going nowhere: The relocation plan is failing because nobody wants to move to a strange new place, by Rohit Kumar Nepali (kp 19/07/2015)

Authorities in Ramechhap start relocating households (ht 19/07/2015)

People risk lives to collect firewood (kp 18/07/2015)

Monsoon rains giving quake-displaced families hard time, by Keshav Adhikari (ht 18/07/2015)

Sinkholes unleash terror among locals in Pokhara, by Bharat Koirala (ht 18/07/2015)

Settlement relocation in Kavre begins (ht 18/07/2015)

Rain rages; two dead, hundreds displaced (kp 17/07/2015), Overnight rain inundates parts of Banke, Bardia (ht 17/07/2015), Floods in mid-west kill 1, injure another, displace 100s, by Nirmala Ghimire, Arjun Oli and Dil Bahadur Chhantyal (rep 17/07/2015), Floods displace 500 families in Kailali (ht 18/07/2015)

Women in disaster: Needs of quake affected female victims call for special attention (kp 17/07/2015)

Build back badly? The absence of a detailed scientific study on quake-hit mountains could result in futile reconstruction, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 17/07/2015)

Student dies in wall collapse, by Lal Prasad Sharma and Shiva Sharma (kp 17/07/2015), Student killed as landslide hits school (ht 17/07/2015)

Told you so: An impartial review is needed to find out if the death toll in the earthquake could have been reduced by implementing past disaster preparedness plans, by Gyan Jung Thapa (nt 17/07/2015)

Free meals offer comfort to quake victims (kp 16/07/2015)

Landslides damage houses, three rescued (kp 16/07/2015)

Quake-hit await relief, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 16/07/2015)

Government to evacuate quake victims from Tundikhel by Friday: Over 800 earthquake victims are currently residing in 68 tents at Tundikhel in the Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 15/07/2015)

Doda flood-hit demand dyke, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 15/07/2015)

Budhigandaki displaces families, by Sudip Kaini (kp 15/07/2015)

Erosion puts settlements in peril (ht 15/07/2015)

‘5,600 landslides occurred until July’ (kp 14/07/2015)

Building back better: Time to act on landslides, by Somsak Pipoppinyo (ht 14/07/2015)

Khotang flood victims seek relief (ht 14/07/2015)

1,749 households relocated, by Sudip Kaini (kp 14/07/2015), More than 3,000 families need to be relocated (ht 14/07/2015)

For those in peril: Government needs to bring out the resettlement plan as soon as possible (kp 14/07/2015)

Koshi erodes embankment, locals in fear (kp 14/07/2015)

Barpak folk seek government advice on rebuilding houses, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 13/07/2015)

71,000 families await cash relief, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 13/07/2015) [related to Nuwakot]

Armala locals troubled by fresh sinkholes, by Shiva Sharma (kp 12/07/2015)

130 quake victims still missing in Rasuwa, by Krishna Thapa (kp 12/07/2015)

Quake-hit Gandarva community denied relief, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/07/2015)

Houses face landslide risk (ht 12/07/2015)

Quakes hit women, kids, elderly hard (ht 12/07/2015)

Erosion displaces 33 families, by Sudip Kaini (kp 11/07/2015)

Wrong conversation: The disaster retoric that emphasizes women's suffering takes away focus from the dynamic role women can play in rebuilding their communities, by Kristen Zipperer (rep 11/07/2015)

INGOs getting complaints than acclaim in Gorkha, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 11/07/2015)

The Tamang epicentre: The death toll from the earthquake been put at 8,844 by now, with 3,012 of them members of the Tamang community, by Santa Gaha Magar (nt 10/07/2015)

Four die as boulder crushes moving bus, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 10/07/2015)

Settlement relocation plan hits snag as victims refuse to shift, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 10/07/2015), Locals reluctant to move from landslide-prone areas, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 10/07/2015), Senior citizens refuse to leave village despite landslide risk, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 11/07/2015), Two dozen Kavre villages to be relocated, by Raj Kumar Parajuli (kp 11/07/2015)

Quake survivors still await govt relief: A decision to provide cash relief to only those whose quake-hit houses are pulled down is said to have delayed the process, by Kumbharaj Rai (kp 10/07/2015)

Monsoon threatening lives, people seek protection (ht 10/07/2015)

Flat owners baulk at return to high-life post earthquake (kp 09/07/2015)

Monsoon adds to misery of families living at Tundikhel (kp 09/07/2015)

Plans finally afoot to provide relief to quake victims in Ilam (ht 09/07/2015)

Khotang victims demand rehabilitation (ht 09/07/2015)

Landslides, floods hit normal life (kp 08/07/2015), Inundation threat looms in Dhangadi (ht 08/07/2015), Swollen Seti River puts dozens of houses at risk (ht 08/07/2015), Monsoon rain cripples life in far-west region (ht 09/07/2015)

Relocation of Sindhupalchowk quake victims begins, by Durba Dhangal (rep 08/07/2015)

NHRC asks government to shift high risk settlements (kp 07/07/2015), Nuwakot authorities start relocating high-risk villages, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 07/07/2015)

Landslips prompt local migration (ht 07/07/2015)

21 families Displaced in Lamjung (kp 07/07/2015), 367 Lamjung families to be relocated (ht 07/07/2015)

Sangachowk quake victims yet to get relief amount, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 07/07/2015)

Communication With Affected Communities – Why It’s Important, by Surendra Pokharel (rn 07/07/2015)

3 die, 2 missing in landslip, floods (kp 06/07/2015), Floods displace 15 families; girl, mom swept away (ht 06/07/2015)

16 Lamjung villages to be relocated, by Aash Gurung (kp 05/07/2015)

Quake survivors struggling to salvage belongings, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 05/07/2015)

Unequal disaster: Dalits, single women and the elderly have suffered most due to the quake, by Sambriddhi Kharel (kp 05/07/2015)

Relief money yet to reach remote villages in northern Dhading, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 05/07/2015)

Breached Bakraha embankment repaired: The flood-displaced people, who were taking shelter in school buildings in neighbouring villages, have started returning home, by Abadesh Kumar Jha (kp 05/06/2015)

Floods inundate villages in Jhapa, by Lila Baral (kp 03/07/2015)

Marooned by the monsoon: Villagers are abandoning homes for fear of landslides in earthquake-affected districts, by Om Astha Rai (nt 03/07/2015), Monsoon fears: Villagers prepare for the worst as the rains arrive with force, by Peregrine Frissell (nt 03/07/2015)

Two months later at the epicentre: A mid-sized organisation based in prague proves you don't have to be a massive organisation to make a difference by helping Gorkha, the epicenter (nt 03/07/2015)

Floods, landslides wreak havoc (kp 02/07/2015), Gorkha village in danger, by Sudip Kaini (kp 02/07/2015), Heavy rain displaces scores: Swollen rivers sweep away two, third missing in eastern region, by Govind Chhetri and Laxmi Gautam (ht 02/07/2015)

Lightning strikes claim five lives (ht 02/07/2015)

Langtang-displaced sweltering in Kathmandu, by Shreejana Shrestha (kp 02/07/2015)

Govt okays proposal to shift settlements at risk: Cabinet instructs local authorities to begin works immediately (kp 01/07/2015), Relocation plan: The families who are resettled should also have means of livelihood and income generation activities and be socially and culturally connected with their relatives (ht 01/07/2015), Away from home: Resettling people in new places is not enough; their basic needs must be met (kp 02/07/2015), Ministries asked to set up basic infrastructures at relocation sites (rep 02/07/2015)

Six quake victims injured in Sindhupalchok landslide (kp 01/07/2015), Six injured in Sindhupalchowk landslide (ht 01/07/2015)

Earthquake prediction: Can animals tell?, by Chun Bahadur Gurung and Raju Acharya (ht 01/07/2015)

Scores of houses in Kavre at high risk of landslide, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 30/06/2015)

Frequent landslides trigger migration from Ramechhap VDCs (ht 30/06/2015)

Shift to safety: Plans to resettle quake-affected population should consider livelihood options available to them, by Manbar S. Khadka and Nilhari Neupane (kp 30/06/2015), At least 56 settlements to be relocated, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 30/06/2015), Vulnerable settlements to be relocated in 15 days (ht 01/07/2015)

Disaster chain: Landslides in different parts of Nepal have worsened the quake problem (kp 30/06/2015)

Earthquake-hit villagers displaced, by Sudip Kaini (kp 30/06/2015)

See special website on the big earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May 2015 (links until 29 June 2015)

Siren call: We must think carefully before installing an Earthquake Early Warning system in Nepal, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 29/06/2015)

Flood fear looms in Dang as monsoon progresses, by Devendra Basnet (rep 29/06/2015)

Post-quake, Tatopani under existential threat, by Dhruva Dangal (rep 29/06/2015)

Man swept away by stream (kp 29/06/2015)

Gorkha villages face landslip threat, by Sudip Kaini (kp 28/06/2015)

Landslide risk in Dhading villages, by Keshav Adhikari (ht 28/06/2015)

Budhi Gandaki blockage threat looming (ht 28/06/2014)

Khalanga locals living in fear of flood, by Rajendra Bhatta (ht 28/06/2015)

Security bodies on high alert for disaster response, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 28/06/2015)

Three dead, two missing in rain related incidents (ht 28/06/2015)

Floods add to woes of displaced people, by Kamal Panthi (kp 28/06/2015)

Khimti children risk lives to reach school: Local residents say the children have no alternative route to go to their school, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 28/06/2015)

Rain floods many districts in west: Man dies at Barpata VDC in Doti district when his house collapsed following heavy rains (kp 27/06/2015), Torrential rain lashes mid, far-western regions, by Rajendra Bhatta (ht 27/06/2015)

Monsoon raises fear of landslides, floods (kp 26/06/2015)

Bulldozers raise risk of landslides in hilly areas, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 24/06/2015)

NA’s Upper Tamakoshi security base buried (ht 24/06/2015)

Not without flaws: Despite having many shortcomings the proposed Disaster Management Bill creates a useful foundation to build future legislations on, by Dina Mani Pokhrel (kp 23/06/2015)

Vegetable crops ruined by floods in Lalbandi, by Aman Koirala (kp 23/06/2015)

Myagdi landslide threat: Authorities set to relocate 80 families, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 20/06/2015)

‘More to be displaced with onset of monsoon’ (ht 20/06/2015)

Flood-stranded people rescued from river (ht 20/06/2015)

Settlements inundated following heavy rains, by Aman Koirala (kp 20/06/2015)

Three buses recovered from Jure landslide (ht 20/06/2015)

Debris blocks Bagmati for hours, nearby areas waterlogged (ht 20/06/2015)

Locals fearful as Khalanga remains at risk of flooding, by Manoj Badu (kp 19/06/2015)

Govt to reduce, prevent further disaster during monsoon (ht 19/06/2015)

Double trouble: Climate change did not cause the earthquake but it can worsen its impacts, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 19/06/2015)

2 die in Palpa landslide (kp 18/06/2015)

Riverside dwellers: Govt ‘to check’ sprawling settlements: 38 settlements along Kaligandaki River, Myagdi Khola and Rahughat watershed and slopes weakened by earthquakes face higher risks of landslides and flood (kp 17/06/2015)

Flooding feared in Rautahat (ht 17/06/2015)

4 security personnel hurt in Langtang valley avalanche (kp 16/06/2015)

Chepang girl buried to death in landslide (ht 16/06/2015)

‘Shift vulnerable settlements from quake-hit areas pronto’ (kp 16/06/2015)

Mountain peaks in Upper Mustang at avalanche risk, by Santosh Pokharel (rep 15/06/2015)

No disaster preparedness in lack of budget, by Benup Raj Bhattarai (rep 15/06/2015)

Monsoon arrives in Nepal after a delay of three days: Weather office warns about flood and landslide risk (ht 14/06/2015)

People desert Tatopani area fearing more landslips, by Rishiram Poudyal (kp 14/05/2015)

Sankhuwasabha landslips kill two,24 families at risk (ht 14/06/2015)

Tarebhir landslide: More than 400 households at risk (ht 14/06/2015)

Slippery slopes: Despite predictions of a weak monsoon, the potential for landslides remains after the quake, by Mandira Singh Shrestha (kp 14/06/2015)

Bad weather hinders survey of glacial lakes, by Pragati Shahi (kp 13/06/2015)

Hundreds of households in Sindhuli at landslide risk, by Anil Bhandari (rep 13/06/2015)

At least 21 dead, 37 missing in landslips, by Ananda Gautam (kp 12/06/2015), Taplejung landslide raises fears in quake-hit districts: A majority of the hill and mountain slopes in the quake-hit districts are unstable and weakened due to earthquakes and frequent aftershocks, by Pragati Shahi (kp 12/06/2015), 58 feared dead in Taplejung landslides: 21 bodies recovered, 37 missing; More than 50 houses at risk in the affected areas, by Laxmi Gautam (ht 12/06/2015), 55 die in Taplejung landslides: Scores missing, by Khagendra Adhikari (rep 12/06/2015), Death toll reaches 35; 22 still missing, by Ananda Gautam (kp 13/06/2015), Injured airlifted to Dharan for treatment, by Pradip Menyangbo (kp 13/06/2015), Taplejung landslide death toll climbs to 35; 14 more bodies recovered; 22 persons missing; Bad weather hampers rescue efforts, by Laxmi Gautam (ht 13/06/2015), 3 more bodies found, death toll reaches 38, by Ananda Gautam (kp 14/06/2014), 23 still missing, death toll 38 (ht 14/06/2015), Rains affect relief distribution (kp 15/06/2015), Relief works begin 5 days after landslides hit Taplejung villages, by Ananda Gautam (kp 16/06/2015), Relief reaches to Taplejung landslides victims, by Khagendra Adhikari (rep 22/06/2016), Landslip-displaced looking to lease land to earn living, by Ananda Gautam (kp 23/06/2015)

Flooded rivers sweep away six bridges (ht 12/06/2015)

Rs 1.5b allocated to tackle monsoon induced disasters: Officials say the amount will be spent on procuring heavy equipment needed to clear debris (kp 11/06/2015)

Digitising disasters: The Disaster Management Information System can be a great tool for reconstruction and rehabilitation, by Saroj Dhakal (kp 10/06/2015)

Disasters and dilemmas: Rapid action and quick thinking is necessary in crisis mode, but delicate issues need examination, by Niranjan Kunwar (kp 07/06/2015)

Lands to be allocated as open space in Valley wards (ht 07/06/2015)

Stop excavating on banks of Seti: Experts (ht 05/06/2015)

Govt gears up for upcoming rainy season: Plans to buy excavators, bulldozers, loaders, trailers, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 05/06/2015)

Lightning claims three, seven sustain injuries (ht 05/06/2015)

Big quakes lay bare Capital’s lack of spatial planning, by Pragati Shahi (kp 04/06/2015)

Country lacks equipment to measure ground motion: This can hamper work of agencies preparing building codes for engineers, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 04/06/2015)

One for another: The go bag has something very individualistic about it and is perhaps not quite suited to our social milieu, by Deepak Thapa (kp 04/06/2016)

Preparing for the worse: Developing comprehensive disaster-management strategies will help us prepare better for another catastrophe, by Daman B. Ghale (kp 04/06/2015)

Half million tarpaulins in stock: Govt (kp 04/06/2015)

Flood displaced face grim future: Families rendered homeless by last year’s flood have been asked to evacuate the forest area where they have been staying, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 02/06/2015)

Beni locals lend hand to build embankment, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 01/06/2015)

Risks of landslide high in quake-hit districts: GEER team (ht 01/06/2015)

Bajura has no quake resistant houses (ht 01/06/2015)

Lecture on relief shelters (kp 01/06/2015)

Campaign to showcase earthquake-resistant building designs, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 30/05/2015), From Relief To Reconstruction: Building Quake-Resistant Structures, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn)

Quake from space: High-resolution satellite imagery can help the country assess hazards from landslides and save lives, by Ayesha Shakya (nt 29/05/2015)

Strong winds cause huge losses to crops, by Binod Subedi (rep 29/05/2015)

Storm destroys bananas worth Rs 50 million (ht 28/05/2015)

Monsoon is coming: Govt should act immediately act to mitigate damage from landslides (kp 27/05/2015)

Nepal to apply Sendai pact for risk reduction (kp 26/05/2015)

Kaligandaki exposes landslide risk: ICIMOD study finds that 3,000 landslides occurred across the country since April 25 quake (kp 26/05/2015), Geologists reach high landslip risk settlements, by Rishiram Poudel (kp)

Tall boundary walls are accidents waiting to happen (kp 25/05/2015)

Underprepared: We at the Sukraraj Hospital lack equippment, trained specialists and clear political committment from above, by Sher Bahadur Pun (rep)

Rebuilding blocks: Serious thought must be given to institutional arrangements for a reconstruction plan (kp 25/05/2015)

Sudden storm claims three in eastern region (ht 25/05/2015)

Kaligandaki blockage: NA fails to start work as landslide continues, by Dilip Paudel and Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 24/05/2015), Kaligandaki disaster ‘averted’: Massive landslide blocks river for 15 hours; No casualties as people had been evacuated; Flood causes no major damage, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 25/05/2015), Landslide blocks Kali Gandaki River, by Bharat Koirala (ht 25/05/2015), Power generation suspended (ht 25/05/2015), Landslide-blocked Kali Gandaki flow back to normal after a day of terror, by Santosh Pokhrel and Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 25/05/2015), River back to regular flow, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 26/05/2015), Controlled blastings At dammed lake, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 28/05/2015)

Learning from the Great Quake, by Pragati Shahi (kp 23/05/2015)

Gender bias: Since more women die in disasters, the response too must be gender sensitive (kp 22/05/2015)

Tremors highlight significance of chowks: Open spaces in residential areas are useful at times of earthquake (ht 22/05/2015)

Wind destroys property worth millions (ht 22/05/2015)

Early warning system installed in Tsho-Rolpa, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 21/05/2015)

Earthquake preparedness: Lessons from Haiti and Chile, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 21/05/2015)

Disaster management: New framework needed, by Jiba Raj Pokharel (ht 20/05/2015)

Experts want earthquake early warning system (ht 20/05/2015)

Beyond science: Earthquakes are complex geophysical phenomena and we have to accept the fact that quakes in the Himalayas are mind-boggling, even to scientists, by Gyanendra Gurung (kp 19/05/2015)

‘Information, expertise sharing key to knowing temblors’, by Pragati Shahi (kp 16/05/2015)

Wait for earthquake relief gets longer: Eight days after the disaster, lack of relief leaves Dhumthang villagers hungry and angry, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/05/2015)

Enforcement of building codes absolutely necessary: KMC; ‘Massive awareness campaign about necessity of earthquake-resistant houses is a must’, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 04/05/2015)

Did earthquake change Everest's height? Scientists race against the clock to retrieve data that will also help them understand the devastating quake, by Brian Clark Howard (National Geographic 01/05/2015)

Parsa fire victims get new homes a year after disaster, by Shankar Acharya (kp 25/04/2015)

Homeless Udayapur fire victims in a lurch (ht 24/04/2015)

Koshi victims warn of agitation (ht 24/04/2015)

Relief denied landslide victims left in lurch, by Rishiram Poudel (kp 23/04/2015)

'Operators need to be committed to strengthening their capability to respond to disasters', interview with Kyle Reid (ht 20/04/2015)

Govt relief plan irks flood victims, by Motilal Poudel (kp 19/04/2015), Too little, too late: Flood victims languishing in camps should not have to seek redress on their own (kp 21/04/2015), For what people? What will ‘climate loss and damage compensation’ mean if money does not reach those it is meant for, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 24/04/2015)

Frameworks for change: Nepal’s parliamentarians need to advocate for ‘science and technology’-based decision making on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, by Gagalal Tuladhar (kp 19/04/2015)

Lightning kills 22 in 10 months, by Pratap Bista (kp 18/04/2015)

Flood risk in Madi due to siltation in rivulets (ht 17/04/2015)

Dyke construction along Rapti river faces impediments, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 16/04/2015)

Quake preparedness: NTA works on measures (kp 16/04/2015), Experts discuss role of mobile communication in disaster preparedness (ht 16/04/2015)

Govt comes up with plan to reduce fire risk (kp 15/04/2015)

Scores of Chhorepatan houses threatened as land caves in, by Ishwori Neupane (kp 11/04/2015)

Fire destroys 160 houses in Saptari, by Jitendra Khadga (kp 10/04/2015), Saptari village gutted (ht 10/04/2015), Fire victims left in lurch, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 11/04/2015), Village left in ashes, fire victims await relief: Spend the night out in the open with empty stomach, elderly, children most affected (ht 11/04/2015), Saptari fire victims still awaiting relief (ht 12/04/2014), Fire victims get relief (kp 12/04/2015), Fire victims seek shelter and food: Say it’s been week since disaster but the state is yet to reach out to them (ht 15/04/2015), Fire victims cry for relief, by Awadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 17/03/2015), Leaders provide relief to fire victims (ht 17/04/2015) [??]

Melting of glacial lake threatens life, property (kp 10/04/2015)

Kirtipur locals form panel for disaster management (kp 09/04/2015)

Bheri flood victims crush stones to sustain family, by Moti Lal Poudel (kp 03/04/2015)

Hasty construction, substandard materials: Dykes worth millions swept away by floods, by Kamal Panthi (kp 01/04/2015)

Unprepared for disaster (kp 31/03/2015), Brigades poorly armed to fight fire (kp 31/03/2015), Industrial fires becoming more frequent in Sunsari-Morang, by Lila Ballav Ghimire (kp 31/03/2015), Government working to establish Fire Department (ht 01/04/2015)