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History welcomes His Royal Highness the Gyalsey

In August 2016, His Royal Highness visited the Bumthang Valley for the first time, with His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen. The maternal ancestral home of Her Majesty, Bumthang is also an important religious site. Dasho Kinley Dorji, the former information and communications secretary, writes about this deeply significant visit. 

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Lessons from Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake -Part V

Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation and coordination among countries in the Himalayan region to improve understanding of seismic risks and prepare for earthquakes and their impacts.  9. Opportunity to build back better

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Lessons from Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake – Part III

Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation and coordination among countries in the Himalayan region to improve understanding of seismic risks and prepare for earthquakes and their impacts.  3. Safeguard vital infrastructure

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Lessons from Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake – Part II

Discussing a number of lessons learnt, this series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation and coordination among countries in the Himalayan region to improve understanding of seismic risks and prepare for earthquakes and their impacts.  C. Geo-hazards

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Lessons from Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake

Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of cooperation and coordination among countries in the Himalayan region to improve understanding of seismic risks and prepare for earthquakes and their impacts. 

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Towards a Mosquito-free Monsoon

Mosquitos spread life-threatening diseases. Control them now.

Mosquitos are a pest with no equal. Though not all mosquitos transmit life-threatening diseases, those that do kill approximately 725,000 people worldwide every year.

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A stitch in time saves nine

We are familiar with the above cliché but not many live by it. The havoc caused by the incessant rains across the country from July 22 and lasting a few days was a living example for all citizens to witness.

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