ADRA NEPAL EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY RESPONSE 2015/16
One Year Progress Report 2015
On April 25, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing more than 8,500 people and injuring more than 21,000 people. With an epicenter at Barpak, Gorkha, 14 districts out of 75 districts was severely damaged by the EARTHQUAKE.
A total of 605,254 houses were completely destroyed and 288,255 houses were damaged. Nearly 188,900 people were temporarily displaced. To support Nepal in the time of crisis a total of 450 aid organizations responded to the emergency.
At this hour of severe humanitarian crisis, ADRA Nepal worked closely with its network to serve the people and communities of Nepal affected by the Earthquake, 2015.
ADRA Nepal has disbursed a total of US $5,855,493 received as financial aid and kind assistance to support the earthquake survivors, their families and communities.