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22 May 2015 description

The following post by IFPRI Director General Shenggen Fan was originally published in the Huffington Post.

While the major earthquakes in Nepal appear to have ended, the need to prepare for future disasters has not. The April 25th quake killed thousands, while leaving millions homeless, and has put roughly 3.5 million people in need of food assistance. Two weeks later, the 7.3 magnitude quake led to the loss of more lives and left even more without food, water and shelter.

22 May 2015 description

The MSF teams organized quickly to provide aid to the Nepalese population after the first earthquake. Ann Taylor, MSF head of mission, explains how the aid was deployed after a second quake struck the country.

Is the situation returning to normal?

22 May 2015 description

22nd May 2015

In continuation to Nepal earthquake relief efforts from the government of Pakistan, another C-130 sortie were sent today carrying 362 tents.

A total 15xC-130 sorties carrying relief assistance have successfully been handed over to Nepalese government for the earthquake affectees.

The total relief dispatched so far includes 2411 Tents, 3 ton Food Packs (13 kg/ 29 kg each),1000 NDMA Blankets and additional 12.5 tons of Medicines, 15 Community Shelter, 12925 Tarpaulin Shelters, 7 ton Rice, 0.5 tons Lentil , 500 kgs ( 3024 litres) Water and 3000 MREs.

22 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) began on 20 May. The PNDA, led by the Government of Nepal in partnership with the humanitarian community, aims to assess the impact of the earthquake and define a post-earthquake recovery strategy.

  • The Flash Appeal will be revised once again to reflect the damage caused by the second earthquake on 12 May. The launch is planned for 29 May.

  • IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) has covered 143 Village Displacement Committees in 14 districts.

22 May 2015 description

The European Commission is facilitating the deployment of a large cargo of equipment to Nepal. International Humanitarian Partnership countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Luxembourg) will establish a "base camp" for 60 humanitarian workers to support relief operations in the Sindhupalchowk district.

22 May 2015 description

Highlights and Key Messages

  • As of 20 May, with support from the local government and partners, WFP has distributed food to approximately 1.6 million beneficiaries living in seven of the most heavily affected districts: Gorkha, Dhading, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindhupalchok, Kavre, and Dolakha.

22 May 2015 description
report DanChurchAid

In order to ensure that all victims of the earthquake and all affected areas receive help the Nepalese government , the UN and local and international relief organizations coordinate and plan the relief interventions.

In the coming months, DanChurchAid and partners in the ACT Alliance will work in four districts close to the epicenter of the first quake. The task is to ensure:

• Clean water, latrines and hygiene education to 10,300 families

• Food for 10,000 families

22 May 2015 description
report CARE

Introduction

Rapid Gender Analysis provides information about the different needs, capacities and coping strategies of men, women, girls and boys in a crisis. Gender analysis does this by examining the gender-relations between men, women, girls and boys. This Rapid Gender Analysis is designed to provide an overview of the gender-relations between men, women, girls and boys affected by the crisis in Sindupalchowk District.

22 May 2015 description
report CARE

Introduction

Rapid Gender Analysis provides information about the different needs, capacities and coping strategies of men, women, girls and boys in a crisis. Gender analysis does this by examining the gender-relations between men, women, girls and boys. This Rapid Gender Analysis is designed to provide an overview of the gender-relations between men, women, girls and boys affected by the crisis in Dhading District.

22 May 2015 description
report Finn Church Aid

On Tuesday, Finn Church Aid sent special education teacher Johanna Kurki to Nepal. She will participate in organising teacher training and psychosocial support in the disaster areas.

“My work focuses on training the teachers. We will give them a box of tools, practical instructions on how a teacher can support children after a catastrophe. Many of the children who lived through the earthquake are stressed and traumatised,” Johanna Kurki explained.

22 May 2015 description
report CARE

CARE has provided more than 23,000 people with food, emergency shelter and hygiene kits

One month after the Nepal earthquake on 25 April, providing safe emergency shelter to survivors before the upcoming monsoon remains one of the most pressing needs. Over 750,000 homes were destroyed or damaged and over 8,500 people were killed from the huge earthquake and resulting aftershocks.