Earthquake Response

Bimala Tamang speaks up - Credit: Bed Prasad Dhakal/Oxfam
How a rural woman leader challenges high level officials during a policy dialogue about Oxfam's policy paper Building Back Right...
Saroj Bista tends the tomato plants just four months after the earthquake destroyed his house - credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam
Saroj Bista from Salyantar in Dhading district lost his house in the 2015 earthquake. His brother got trapped under the rubble but Saroj managed to pull him out. The young farmer got hired as a social mobiliser by Oxfam's partner DEPROCC. After Oxfam helped construct toilets and water storage,...
Bimala Balami features the front cover of the Annual Report - Credit: Kieran Doherty
This Annual Report covers Oxfam in Nepal's most challenging year so far. After the devastating earthquake of April 2015, a massive response was organised to support close to half a million survivors. The Sustainable Development Programme reached out to over 600.000 people, advancing Oxfam's...
Oxfam staff handing food supplies to the people affected by 2017 floods in Sarlahi district. Photo credit: BWSN
Oxfam's Humanitarian Programme provides support to the people who have been affected by the 2015 earthquake.
Oxfam volunteer Shekhou Khadka (23) works to off load latrines being delivered to the Tundikhel IDP camp in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is one of 500 volunteers trained to react in the event of an earthquake during the urban risk management program - Aubrey Wade/Oxfam
In the span of a year, Oxfam in Nepal and its local partners provided life saving support to close to half a million people across seven districts in the wake of the devastating 2015 earthquake. Oxfam works in seven of the 14 most affected districts: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Nuwakot, Dhading...
Bimala Balami participates in a Cash for Work programme in her hometown Dakchinkali, restoring an irrigation channel after the devastating earthquake of 2015 - Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
Investment is at the heart of Oxfam’s cash-for-work programs, which engage villagers in short-term community improvement projects...
The female friendly toilets in Khoplang, Gorkha - Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
In Nepal countless adolescent girls stop going to school when they have their monthly period. Oxfam is supporting them with female friendly toilets.
Oxfam volunteer Shekhar Khadka (23) works to off load latrines being delivered to the Tundikhel IDP camp in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is one of 500 volunteers trained to react in the event of an earthquake during the urban risk management program - Credit: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam
After the devastating earthquake, Oxfam and its partners provided life saving support to close to half a million people across seven districts.
Woman mason in Gorkha district - Credit: Abdullah Ampilan/Oxfam
In a workforce dominated by men, I was surprised to see two ladies in the training of masons in Gorkha district. I went with the WASH team to witness their activities in the field particularly in Saurpani, a remote VDC of Gorkha, one of the worst affected districts by the 2015 earthquake.
ost her house in Sanagaun village during the April 25 earthquake. After the earthquake, she lived in a tent built with plastic sheets in front of her old house - Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
'Building Back Right' explores the challenges and opportunities to ensure that reconstruction and resettlement policies and programmes are inclusive of women and those who are landless...

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