Humanitarian aid: €21 million for assistance in Philippines, Nepal and South East Asia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the Commission has announced it will allocate €21 million for disaster preparedness and humanitarian aid in the Philippines, Nepal and other South East Asian countries to support people affected by natural hazards, the coronavirus and conflicts. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič said: […]

Coronavirus: EU channels further support to Nepal and repatriates EU citizens

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. An aircraft from Spain carrying urgently needed oxygen cylinders and concentrators, ventilators and rapid antigen tests arrived in Nepal today, following the country’s request for support for EU assistance to help contain its rapid surge in COVID-19 infections. The shipment, the first of several […]

Nepal faces a crisis as COVID-19 stems the flow of remittances

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ali Akram, Digital Finance Specialist, Nepal, United Nations Capital Development Fund & Andrew Caruana Galizia, Community Lead, Regional Agenda, India and South Asia, GLF, World Economic Forum Remittances represent more than a quarter of Nepal’s economic output. The […]