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Nepal: Earthquake Recovery Must Safeguard Human Rights

, Index number: ASA 31/1753/2015

Interventions to support and protect Nepal’s earthquake victims and aid in their recovery must not only address the immediate need for material and psychological support, but should anticipate and address key human rights challenges. There is an immediate need to guard against discrimination in the distribution of relief and to ensure protection of vulnerable groups. This briefing highlights some important areas of concern which Amnesty International believes could have an impact on the success of relief and reconstruction endeavours in Nepal.

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