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Countries in Asia

World map - lines of latitude and longitude

AZERBAIJAN  JAPAN  QATAR
 ARMENIA  JORDAN  SAUDI ARABIA
 BAHRAIN  KAZAKHSTAN  SINGAPORE
 BANGLADESH  KUWAIT  SOUTH KOREA
 BHUTAN  KYRGYZSTAN  SRI LANKA
 BRUNEI  LAOS  SYRIA
 BURMA  LEBANON  TAIWAN
 CAMBODIA  MALAYSIA  TAJIKISTAN
 CHINA  MALDIVES  THAILAND
 EAST TIMOR  MONGOLIA  TURKEY
 INDIA  NEPAL  TURKMENISTAN
 INDONESIA  NORTH KOREA  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
 IRAN  OMAN  UZBEKISTAN
 IRAQ  PAKISTAN  VIETNAM
 ISRAEL  PHILIPPINES  YEMEN

 

 

Nepal

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This link explains the importance of the HDI index, and includes a thematic world map of HDI.

Countries with high HDI

Recent development indicators/statistics

Country Profile - BBC News

Overview of Nepal - The World Bank

Background to issues in Nepal

Why is poverty an issue for Nepal?

Satistics - Nepal

Access to water

Improving access to water in Nepal 

Access to housing 

Housing in Nepal

Access to health services

World Health Organisation - Nepal

Access to education

Education in Nepal

Government and international initiatives

Government 

 

 

Nepal

 

India

Recent development indicators/statistics

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Country Profile - BBC News

Overview of India - The World Bank

Background to issues in India

Why is poverty an issue for ?

Satistics - India

Malnutrition in India

Access to water

Improving access to water in India

Access to housing 

Housing in India

Access to health services

World Health Organisation - India

Access to education

Education in India

Government and international initiatives

Digital

Health and Welfare

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India

 

East Timor

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Recent development indicators/statistics

Country Profile - BBC News

Overview of Timor Leste - The World Bank

Background to issues

Why is poverty an issue for Timor?

Satistics - Timor

Malnutrition in Timor

Access to water

Water 

Access to housing 

Housing in Timor

Access to health services

World Health Organisation - Timor

Access to education

Education

Government and international initiatives

Development difficulties

 

Video - Timor Leste

 

Documentary on urban poverty in Sri Lanka

 

General Information - Video

 

Water for a sustainable world 2050

 

Cambodia

Recent development indicators/statistics

Country Profile - BBC News

Overview of Cambodia - The World Bank

Background to issues

Why is poverty an issue for Cambodia

Satistics - Cambodia

Access to water

Improving access to water 

Access to housing 

Housing in Cambodia

Access to health services

Unicef

Access to education

Education in Cambodia

Government and international initiatives

Feed the future

 

Video - Cambodia

 

Laos

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Recent development indicators/statistics

Country Profile - BBC News

Overview of Laos - The World Bank

Background to issues

Why is poverty an issue for Laos?

Satistics - Loas

Malnutrition in Laos

Access to water

Water project

Access to housing 

Housing in Loas

Access to health services

World Health Organisation - Laos

Access to education

Education in Laos

Government and international initiatives

Initiatives

 

Video - Laos

 

War in Syria leading to poverty

 

Reality of poverty in China

 

Poverty in Indonesia - BBC

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