Russia has donated three huge multi-purpose tents for use as field hospitals in flood-ravaged areas of Nepal, UN World Health Organization (WHO) reports as the agency continues to provide relief to flood victims. Heavy rainfall in August, followed by severe flash floods in September, affected more than 200,000 people throughout the South Asian country and displaced at least 70,000. WHO has already sent mobile health teams and medical supplies to the affected areas, in collaboration with the Nepalese Ministry of Health and Population. (UN News Service)

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