The nationals and the internationals
Nepal’s earthquake is testing the uncomfortable partnership between the government and international donor agencies.
Thomas Bell | Aug 19, 2015
An art experiment in Gorkha
Prioritising arts education in times of disaster can help people heal.
Niranjan Kunwar | Aug 14, 2015
Disaster Politics – web-exclusive package
The Editors | Aug 14, 2015
Reporting Disasters: A Southasian Challenge
The Editors | Aug 12, 2015
Disaster Politics: Note from the Editors
The Editors | Jul 30, 2015
State of emergency
An inside account of the Nepali state’s emergency response to the April earthquake.
Deepak Adhikari | Jul 29, 2015
The neoliberal aftershock
How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.
Edward Simpson and Michele Serafini | Jul 28, 2015
The perfect storm and the final famine
Natural disasters have shaped political consensus on development in Bangladesh.
Naomi Hossain | Jul 24, 2015
The science behind earthquakes in the Himalaya.
Roger Bilham | Jul 21, 2015
Why the Sundarban oil spill was a disaster waiting to happen.
Lalon Sander and Naushad Ali Husein | Jul 21, 2015
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too