Nepal Situation Report 14: Six months after the earthquakes | Mission East

Nepal Situation Report 14: Six months after the earthquakes


Nepal Situation Report 14: Six months after the earthquakes

8,480 households in Sindhupalchowk District have received assistance from Mission East and partners since major earthquakes hit Nepal in April and May 2015.

The earthquakes destroyed homes and schools, damaged water systems and disrupted livelihoods. Six months on, we have supported 8,480 families with emergency relief items, improved access to clean water and sanitation, and help with shelter, as well as assisting 48 institutions. Read the latest Situation Report for an overview of the work achieved. Mission East is now planning medium-term assistance to help earthquake affected communities with access to water and sanitation and recover livelihoods.

In summary, Mission East together with its partners have:

  • Distributed shelter and non-food items and hygiene kits to 8,480 households.
  • Successfully rehabilitated 23 Community Water Supply Schemes and handed them over to the communities.
  • Provided material support to 3,653 (3,129 complete & 524 partial) temporary toilets for household use.
  • Constructed sanitation facilities (accessible latrines, and washing spaces) in 48.
  • institutions including Temporary Learning Centers, Health Posts and VDC Office.
  • Distribution 184 sets of assistive devices (wheel chair, crutches, white cane, simple cane and commode chair) to people with disabilities to increase their access to temporary toilets.
  • Distributed 4,132 sets of materials for establishing household level hand washing facilities.