Did you know water mills are still relied on for grinding grains in rural Nepal? UMN, through our local partner and the CLIMATES project in Doti, is promoting and supporting installation of new mills and renovation of…
To heighten awareness about gender-based violence occurring during and after disasters within UMN’s working community of Mugu, the Mugu Disaster Recovery Support (MUST) project recently organised a street drama in Wards 6 and 8 of Soru Rural…
Beware snakes, sand flies, monkeys, dogs, mosquitoes, worms and more!  In much of the western world people don’t have to think about the risks from these, or from contaminated water or food. But there are many neglected…
On October 3, 2023, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 ML, followed by another measuring 6.3 ML, struck Nepal’s Bajhang District. Unfortunately, this event resulted in the loss of one life and left 27 others injured.…
With the aim of reducing the risks, vulnerability, and impact of disasters at schools, three days of school-level Disaster Risk Management training was held in the last week of August. Organised by Harpur Secondary School in Palhinandan…
On the occasion of the 50th World Environment Day, Rukum East Cluster organised various events in line with the slogan ‘Beat plastic pollution.’ To reduce plastic usage, all shops in Taka village have displayed informative notices emphasising…
Think of ponds that were dry, dirty and like a dumping site turning into clean and beautiful community ponds. UMN has long been committed to protecting the natural ponds in Kapilvastu District. Not just one, but eight…
Reliable access to water is an increasing problem in Nepal – water which is essential for drinking, irrigation and for livestock. In Bungal, Bajhang, groundwater levels have been lowering, but thanks to some hard labour and basic…
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