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Earthquake Contingency Plan Nepal, 2022

Nepal is a high-risk country for natural hazards including earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires and drought. The hazards with the greatest humanitarian impact are earthquakes and floods. Nepal is categorized into three geographical and ecological zones: Terai, hill and mountain areas. The middle hills and higher mountains are highly
susceptible to secondary earthquake effects, such as landslides, which can be exacerbated by excessive erosion of hill slopes and rock falls as well as heavy rainfall.

EVIDENCE TO ACTION Addressing Violence Against LGBTIQ+ People in Nepal

Strong advocacy by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people (LGBTIQ+) in Nepal have led to significant achievements. This progress is evident in Nepal’s Constitution of 2015, which for the first time recognized and protected the rights of LGBTIQ+ people. Despite these gains, stigma, discrimination and violence against LGBTIQ+ people remains pervasive in Nepal, as it does globally.

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Checklist on Multipurpose Community Centre (MPCC)

The Women Friendly Disaster Management (WFDM) Group, together with UN Women, has supported the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in implementing the Project, ‘People to People Support for Building Community Resilience through Recovery and Reconstruction in Nepal’. Along this line, the GESI Checklist for the Multipurpose Community Centre (MPCC) was developed with technical assistance from WFDM and UN Women, through a series of consultations with municipality-level stakeholders in seven municipalities of Province 3.