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26 Nov 20

PHASE Worldwide statement on reduction of Overseas Aid Budget announced in the Spending Review

Yesterday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a new spending plan until April 2021, with the intention of cutting overseas development aid from 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) to 0.5%. These cuts will have a harmful impact for vulnerable people and remote communities in Nepal, at a time…

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20 Nov 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

The district of Mugu borders the Humla district, in the northern region of the Karnali province. Much of the eastern region of Mugu is isolated from any road networks, making it one of the most remote areas of Nepal. As a result, 93% of the population of Mugu rely heavily…

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9 Nov 20

COVID-19: Update from Nepal

In Nepal, the Covid-19 pandemic is becoming increasingly dangerous once more. As of the 9th of November, Nepal has a reported 194,453 cases of the coronavirus. Sadly, 1,108 people have lost their lives as a result. These figures are beginning to rise quickly; over 3,000 new cases are being reported…

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6 Nov 20

The Waterloo Foundation – New Funding!

PHASE Worldwide is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Waterloo Foundation, who will be supporting our work in strengthening health systems and improving healthcare outcomes, particularly amongst women and children. This new funding will support the training, practices and resources of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) at three health…

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20 Oct 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities in Gorkha, Four Years On

Following the earthquakes of 2015 in Nepal, remote areas such as Gorkha were left extremely vulnerable with infrastructure destroyed and livelihoods devastated. In 2016, the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) committed £2 million to Nepal to help affected communities and PHASE Worldwide was awarded a project-based grant over five years. As…

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20 Oct 20

New Supporter Care Assistant

My name is Cristina and I will be working as the Supporter Care Assistant in the PHASE Worldwide Bristol office over the next nine months. I am currently studying Politics and International Relations at Bristol UWE and am carrying out a placement year to gain some worthwhile experience before returning…

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7 Oct 20

Launching our Covid-19 Response

PHASE Worldwide is pleased to announce that we have secured new Covid-19 Rapid Response funding from UK Aid Direct and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to expand our support to vulnerable communities in the Far West of Nepal, by maintaining essential health services and delivering health education activities….

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26 Aug 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Since March 2018, PHASE has been delivering a DFID funded project in Mugu aiming to address the underlying causes of malnutrition in the region. Rates of acute malnutrition are particularly high amongst children under five – a crucial time in a child’s health and development. Our approach seeks to achieve…

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24 Aug 20

World Water Week

Water is one of our basic human necessities. The human body is unable to last without water for any more than three to four days at a time. Many of us are fortunate enough to be able to turn on a tap at home and for clean, safe drinking water…

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