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The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a ‘syndemic’ for people with chronic illnesses, a new UNSW study analysing data from low and middle-income countries shows.

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Two years after the second earthquake rocked Nepal in 2015, the recovery efforts have been stalled by political instability and money mismanagement, Hemant Ojha, Eileen Baldry and Krishna K. Shrestha.

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Twin earthquakes devastated Nepal in 2015, but the political aftershocks have exposed much deeper faultlines, write Hemant Ojha and Krishna Shrestha. 

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A day of action will be held at UNSW this Thursday to raise funds for the people of Nepal as they recover from recent devastating earthquakes. 


UNSW researchers fear another major tremor could be on its way in Nepal after satellite images revealed the Earth’s displacement after last month's earthquake was much less than expected.

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A desire for hands-on experience sent student Jessica Gottlieb to Kathmandu to work on a humanitarian project repairing a hospice in a World Heritage-listed temple.