Nepal Flood 2017
RRN has distributed relief materials both food-items and non-food items as per the demands received from the community through respective DDRCs. As of 26 September 2017, RRN has distributed relief materials to 8,887 HHs including non-food items for 8,887 HHs and food items for 1,726 HHs in 12 Terai districts. The non-food items included Tarpaulin 2165 pcs, Mattress 35,147 pcs, Plastic Mat 1,083 pcs, Mosquito Net 1,931 pcs, Bucket 950 pcs, Jug 950 pcs, Milk Bottles for babies 15 pcs and Nail cutter 45 pcs. Similarly, food items included Rice 9460 kg, Pulses 1,892 kg, Oil 574 litre, Salt 809 kg, Beaten Rice 4207 kg, Bhujiya 126 kg, Noodles 54 cartoon, Sugar 428 kg, Mitha 60 kg, Rio Juice 25 cartoon, Chocolate 3 jar, Sarbottom Pitho 34 pack and Onion 100 kg.
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National Consultation on Nepal’s Graduation from the LDC Category, Implementation of IPoA and SDGs Held
The national consultation on Nepal's graduation from LDC category, implementation of Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was held on 21 August 2017 in Kathmandu. The main objective of the national consultation was to increase understanding and awareness of...
RRN organised a Photo Exhibition with the theme of "Celebrating RRN's 24th Years of Working with Rural Communities" at its central office premises on 26th May 2017. A collection of photographs representing RRN's activities ranging from relief and recovery support, community empowerment and...
Women’s Rights Groups call on Governments to Reject the WTO Declaration on “Women’s Economic Empowerment”
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA— More than 160 women’s rights and allied organizations sent an urgent letter to WTO member governments, calling state parties to the World Trade Organisation to refrain from adopting the proposed “Joint Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment”. They argue that the...
16 August 2017 People in Terai are currently living in a terrible situation created by the torrential monsoon rainfall since 11th of August 2017, the worst rains in 15 years. The incessant rainfall has triggered a massive scale of flooding and landslides in 21 districts of Terai belt, where more...
An aligned programme of Local Governance and Community Development Programme (LGCDP) under the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Community Development Programme (CDP) reaches the most marginalized and vulnerable communities of the most challenging 18 districts. Women are the...
A survey carried out by Department of Civil Registration in 2014 showed that birth registration rate was 58.4% in Nepal. A mini survey on vital registration carried out in 2016 by the same department showed the both marriage and birth registration rate of 76%. The birth registration rate in...