Women living in river basins are dependent on rivers for several reasons, that includes drinking water, irrigation, and other forms of livelihood. However, women have limited control over the resources, they are dependent on and are impacted by the water induced disasters, living in a constant fear...
ENOUGH campaign, a global campaign to end violence against women and girls was launched in Nepal in July 2018 with a Strategy Planning meeting amongst Oxfam in Nepal’s partner organizations and relevant government stakeholders. Enough Campaign has been termed as “Ätti Bho” in Nepali context. Enough...
See how women are learning skills to make beautiful handicrafts.
Temporary shelters set up people whose houses were damaged by the floods in Dalwa of Rampur Malhaniya in Saptari district
Oxfam in Nepal, together with its partner organisations, supported people who were affected by the floods in Saptari, Sarlahi, Rautahat and Banke districts by providing them with emergency supplies. The damaged caused by the monsoon rains of 2017 left 159 people dead, 28 missing, and 45 injured.
The landslide at Ree village of Dhading
Oxfam in Nepal responded to the landslide that occured in Ree village of Dhading in July 2017 by providing life-saving items to nearly 100 people. Take a look at the pictures of how Oxfam coordinated with the District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC) to provide relief items to these pepole.
people receiving blankets and mattresses for winter
Upon the request of local government, Oxfam's office in Sindhupalchowk provided blankets and mattresses to people living in the upper areas of the district--Ghorthali and Selang--that had received snowfall lately...
In order to strengthen the Health Sector Response Capacity of Ministry of Health and Population to respond to the humanitarian health needs in the event of mass casualty incidents in Kathmandu Valley, a simulation exercise was organized at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu.
See how community worked together to lay down water pipes for drinking water in Chandragiri Municipality in Kathmandu.
Women getting masonry training in Sindhupalchowk
Oxfam in Nepal has been providing masonry training across seven earthquake affected districts. These pictures were taken in Sindhupalchowk where 145 people from Kunchowk, Tatopani, Hagam, Pangtang, and Chokati village development committees were trained in May-June 2016. Out of the total trained,...
Saraswati Deula (32) went back to school to complete her studies - Credit: Amuse Communications/Oxfam
Saraswati Deula is President of the Community Discussion Centre in Chitlang-4 of Makwanpur, supported by Oxfam's Women's Leadership Programme. She recently went back to school to complete her studies, and sits tall in a class with children. she believes that women leaders are important and...