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Nepal earthquake: a sleepless night in the aftermath 

Last night was a sleepless one for most people in Kathmandu. It was for me. Sleep does not come easily when the earth shakes violently every now and then. 167 more words


Nepal earthquake: "the shake was like nothing I have experienced"

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The shake was like nothing I have experienced in my 57 years. It was strong and it shook for a long time. Many old monuments, including famous temples and stupas have come down. 244 more words


Ebola in Liberia: "I won’t take breaks until it is gone”

I recently spent a morning with Dutch Hamilton, UNICEF’s Community Mobilization Coordinator for Bong County in Liberia, to learn first-hand how he engages with communities within the ever-changing context of Ebola. 744 more words


Getting children immunized - going the extra mile in CAR

Like most things in the Central African Republic, the vaccination system is decidedly low-tech. Most vaccines are transported over dirt roads and stored in kerosene fridges. 508 more words


#Windows10 Technical Preview for phone updated tp 10052 by @Tiwaash #Microsoft

Microsoft released Build 10052 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. This build is a minor update from the 10051 build that was released 11 days ago with several of the top issues affecting Insiders fixed. 188 more words


Children - the true victims of conflict in Ukraine

As we arrive at a humanitarian aid distribution centre in Kramatorsk, I see children queuing with their mothers and fathers – children who should be attending school or playing outside with their friends – waiting to receive basic hygiene supplies like soap, diapers, buckets and detergent. 677 more words


A volunteer's commitment to helping Syrian mothers and babies

Janda, a 24-year-old volunteer health worker at Darashakran Camp for Syrian refugees in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, starts her day early. She came to Darashakran when her family left Hassaka, Syria, two years ago and crossed into Iraq. 944 more words