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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "earthquake"

Seeing hope and resilience one month after the Ecuador earthquake

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 16, 2016

One month after the Ecuador earthquake, incredible challenges for children and families remain. UNICEF will continue to providing life-saving support to children on their long road to recovery. Read more »

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UNICEF responds to powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador

Posted by: UNICEF April 17, 2016

The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades was felt by more than 15 million people according to early reports. UNICEF staff are on the ground assessing the quake's impact. Read more »

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Nepal: We are the survivors

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit May 25, 2015

One month after the first earthquake hit #Nepal, we look at the brave survivors who are rebuilding their lives. Read more »

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One week after the Nepal earthquake

Posted by: Guest Author May 4, 2015

Although the ground shook again at dawn and the situation remains uncertain – if not to say worrying – what I saw this morning, walking through my neighbourhood, is people rebuilding. Read more »

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In Nepal, UNICEF's child-friendly spaces help children cope after the earthquake

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 1, 2015

When natural disasters strike, children go through tremendous trauma and stress. UNICEF, as part of its response, set up child-friendly spaces at the informal camp site in Tundikhel, a large open ground in Kathmandu. These spaces provide recreational and educational toys as well as a UNICEF counselor to talk with children traumatized by the earthquake. The space provided a safe refuge for affected children, much to the relief of their parents who can now spend more time looking for help to rebuild their lives. Get to know some of them. Read more »

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Nepal: Talking to your kids about emergencies

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 30, 2015

During catastrophic disasters like the earthquake in Nepal, children are exposed to news, discussion and visual images of the events. You can help the children in your life cope with their feelings, feel safe and even respond with positive actions. Read more »

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Nepal Earthquake: a First Person Testimonial from UNICEF Staff

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 25, 2015

The shake was like nothing I have experienced in my 57 years. It was strong and it shook for a long time. Read more »

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Earthquake in Nepal: UNICEF is on the ground

Posted by: David Morley April 25, 2015

A devastating 7.9 earthquake has hit Nepal affecting the area around the capital city of Kathmandu. We are on the ground now and are working to meet the needs of the children, men and women affected. Read more »

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