BHUTAN – A trip to the Mountains

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The beautiful land of happiness. Definitely a trip not to be missed. Whether you visit the greenery filled land now, or 50 years later, she will leave you in awe. You can read, study, watch videos about the country, but nothing beats experiencing it first hand. The people, the air, the food, the lifestyle… a nice getaway from a city dwellers life…

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Communication is Aid.

As a society becomes evermore interconnected through mobile technology, humanitarian aid organisations are taking into account the essentials of communication. This flows beyond simple information exchange, and involves communicating between loved ones after or during a disaster.

 

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Rethinking the Unemployment Metric

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Often we conduct ‘economic health checks’ based on GDP, GNI, Unemployment rate etc. Whilst we are using these, it does not tell the whole story. The problem with the Unemployment rate, (Total No. of unemployed as a fraction of the Civilian labour force) is the subjective definition of ‘unemployed’… Continue reading

Remembering Children.

In Light of the Earthquake in Nepal, less we forget the needs of the children. Extremely happy to be a part of the response to assist the well needed relief for the people in the Nepal, in particular the children and women. A colleague had just recently come back from Nepal and shared horrifying tales of staff members suffering from aftershocks. As the ground trembled on the 12th May with the second shake (7.3), it created exacerbated fears for loved ones. At times, aftershocks can be much worse, similar to ‘shell-shock‘ victims from wars, affected persons are often in full fear of another shake, or the anticipation of one.

Kathmandu Post- Remembering the Children

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