Women leading disaster
prevention and response
in Vietnam
Placing Pacific women at the
forefront of disaster planning
and response
Healing in post-earthquake Nepal
With the support of UN Women, women
in Vietnam are now leading their communities in preparing for disasters in ways that reduce negative impacts. Read more >>>
In February 2016, the strongest cyclone ever to make landfall in the Southern Hemisphere, Cyclone Winston, ravaged Fiji, destroying crops and flattening villages. Read more >>> Maali Gurung, 62, was trapped under rubble for days when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April 2015, killing her husband and destroying her hotel. Read more >>>