Country: Nepal

Launch of Nepal Case Study Effective Law and Policy on Gender Equality and Protection from SGBV in Disasters

The Nepal Red Cross and the IFRC have committed to take action to respond to and prevent Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in times of disasters, as well as advocate for more inclusive disaster management approaches in law, policy and practice. As part of this, they partnered with the Forum for Women and Law Development in Nepal to deepen the analysis and connections between disaster law and policy, gender equality and SGBV in times of disaster.

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Hidden Aftershocks

This ‘Hidden Aftershocks’ report is based on findings of an assessment of mental health and psychosocial issues conducted 18-24 months after the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

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Taking matters into their own hands: Rebuilding after Nepal floods

Bimala Pariya, 60, would never have suspected that she would lose everything she owned to the recent flooding in Nepal. The floods not only destroyed her house in the Sunsari District of Nepal, but swept away her toilet, pig shed, household items, and damaged the fresh water well behind her home.

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