Despite the progress, there are families that are still living in shelters. "We need to continue working to ensure the recovery of these families, so they are able to have their homes again and re-establish their livelihoods,” said IFRC.
People are struggling to rebuild their lives and there are continuous aftershocks. Two such aftershocks of 6.7 and 6.8 degrees occurred on May 18, causing one death, injuring 90 people, and adding to widespread damage.
The appeal for international assistance ($72.7 million to assist 350,000 people for three months) has received 12 per cent of total requirements after the first three weeks. Most of the funds come from the UN relief fund (CERF).