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(Video) Nepal’s poor hardest hit by earthquake

The Nepal Earthquake has caused widespread devastation with death tolls rising to 8,500 and hundreds having to deal with debilitating spinal injury. Such injuries provide an additional set of challenges

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UK government visits Livability partner in Nepal

Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, and DfID’s Director General, Joy Hutcheon arrived in Nepal yesterday. On Tuesday afternoon the Secretary of State met with the Minister

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Spinal injury urgent priority, according to World Health Organisation and Nepal government

As of May 9, there have been at least 17,871 injuries and over 8,000 fatalities recorded as a result of the two earthquakes. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nepal government, there

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Second earthquake hits Nepal

Reports this morning state that a second earthquake has hit Nepal 52 miles east of the capital Kathmandu with a magnitude of 7.2. Livability International, who have been working with survivors from the

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Livability launch Nepal Appeal

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake, Livability has launched an urgent appeal to support survivors with severe injuries and disabilities, called the Nepal Urgent Care and Rehabilitation Appeal. The Spinal

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Livability and the Indian Ocean Tsunami 10 years on

December 26th 2014 marked the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami in which nearly a quarter of million people died, two million were made homeless and many

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Livability shares disability best practice with Japan

Livability has had the opportunity to share its knowledge and experience of supporting disabled and disadvantaged people with a group of 25 Japanese business leaders who provide similar help and facilities

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Mountain treks, tsunami assistance and charity grants – Livability International news

Livability International work with partner organisations to develop essential healthcare and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Many of the people

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Make disability a priority for future International Development policy, says new International Development Committee report

Last week, the International Development Select Committee (IDC) published its report on disability and development. Several charities including Livability submitted evidence to the Inquiry. The report

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Livability pilots employment programme for people with spinal cord injury in Nepal

In January 2014 Livability started an employment programme with the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC), its partner organisation in Nepal. The project, which received a grant of £6,000 from the

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