The Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund for Asia and the Pacific Björn Andersson says humanitarian crises are everyone's business. Harnessing the strengths of all sectors of society will determine how effectively we can prepare and respond to multiple, protracted and sudden onset emergencies.

GORKHA, July 30: Sarita Gurung of Dharche village was rushed to local health center following labor pain. When the health center could not treat her citing lack of expertise and equipment needed to treat her, she was taken to TU Teaching Hospital in the capital on Friday.

Social media giant Facebook has announced an update to Safety Check, called Community Help, that lets people find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The National Vigilance Centre (NVC) has asked the government to stock up essential relief materials for emergency purpose to ensure that disaster victims can get relief in time.

KATHMANDU, June 13 : Dozens of passengers were hurt when a Turkish Airline jet skidded off the runway as it crash landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last year.