Moving on
Nepal Earthquakes: One Year Later

Our response

How we responded to the earthquakes in 365 days


helped to vaccinate 537,081 children under five years of age in the earthquake-affected districts against Measles-Rubella and Polio


helped to screen 373,546 children aged 6 to 59 months to assess their nutrition status


helped to reach 1,314,920 people with emergency and longer-term water supply services and provide 890,589 people with hygiene kits and key information on good hygiene


helped to support establishment of 1,793 of the total 3,576 temporary learning centres built so far and provide education supplies to 881,000 children

Child Protection

helped to identify and register 39,337 unaccompanied, separated and vulnerable children and provide emergency support to 13,317 of them

Social Protection

helped to distribute emergency cash transfer of US$ 30 per person targeted to approximately 435,000 most vulnerable groups of people in the 19 earthquake-affected districts

Communication for development

helped to reach 1 million people in most affected areas with critical and life-saving information through special radio programmes

Message from Representative

So long to come, so long to go
The year 2015 was not easy for Nepal.

Twelve months ago, the earth beneath Nepal’s feet shook violently – so violently that it tore through the lives of millions of people living in the central and eastern parts of the country. The earthquakes in April and May 2015 took the lives of nearly 9,000 people, a third of whom were children. The earthquakes injured thousands; robbed the livelihoods of many more; and turned to rubble a huge number of homes, health posts and schools that faced the brunt of the quakes. They displaced millions of people from their homes, including thousands from their villages that had been wiped away by quake-induced landslides. Read more...

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