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  • Walled in by water
    Oct 12, 2017

    The flood-proofing drainage system in Nainhi in Mahottari built with support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF has not only helped locals prepare better to withstand the rainy season, but also raised their productivity and mobility

  • Emerging from fear: Flood-control interventions in Mahottari
    Sep 30, 2017

    Thanks to flood-control measures put in place with the support of UNDP, Government of Nepal and GEF’s CFGORRP, residents of Sarpallo in Mahottari are far more confident about being able to minimize loss of life in flash floods

  • On safer ground
    Sep 13, 2017

    Embankments constructed by the Community-Based Flood and Glacial Lake Outburst Risk Reduction Project in a village in Udaypur have proved effective in protecting residents and their properties against the impacts of heavy flooding—and worked wonders to restore locals’ confidence

  • NRA launches toll-free helpline
    Jun 1, 2017

    In Nepal, a new toll-free helpline launched by the National Reconstruction Authority with UNDP's support is set to connect quake-affected people directly with the government

  • Beset by water woes, quake survivors receive succor
  • New study report on Nepalese Masculinities and Gender Based Violence launched
    Oct 14, 2016

    The integral relation between prevalent norms of masculinities associated with patriarchy and the perpetration and tolerance of gender based violence is an often under-studied topic. UNDP has made efforts through its Armed Violence Reduction and Strengthening Community Security Project to contribute to the knowledge on the issue.

  • Rebuilding lives
    Oct 14, 2016

    November 2010; Ms. Shrestha who was discharged from Maoist cantonment in the category of 'verified minors and late recruits' in February 2010 has successfully completed her 3 months in-house training as a cook. She has started On-the-Job (OJT) training in one of the renowned hotels of Kathmandu.

  • Automated system to digitize building permits in Kathmandu
    Oct 14, 2016

    A new automated system supported by UNDP will make obtaining building permits easier in two municipalities in the Kathmandu Valley. The system expected to go live in June this year will integrate safer building codes into existing building permit approval system. This will be the first of its kind in digital recording system for building permits being brought into use in Nepal.

  • Leaders come together for a confidence building exercise
    Oct 14, 2016

    April 5 2013, Bardiya: Kailali district in the Far West region of Nepal had been the epicenter of recent political and ethnic tension in Nepal. The district remain shut for 31 days in April and May last year as disagreements over federalism spiraled into hostilities and rival protests between different communities living in the district. Although the situation seems to have normalized after the dissolution of Constituent Assembly (CA), the underlying tension remains with a potential for a violent breakout.

  • Nepal shares technical expertise with Timor-Leste on conflict sensitivity
    Oct 14, 2016

    “The idea of South-South Cooperation makes a lot of sense where even countries usually boxed as recipients only can be providers of support.”

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