Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No. 9 (as of 2 May 2015)

Situation Report
Originally published



  • On 2 May, another 5.0 magnitude quake occurred near Pokhara at 05:35 UTC compounding fears of further devastation.

  • Up to 90 per cent of the houses in Gorkha and Sindupalchowk districts have been destroyed.

  • Shelter remains a key priority. The Shelter Cluster is advocating for prioritizing the distribution of quality grade tarpaulins and repair tools.

  • The Emergency Relief Coordinator reinforced the need to put measures in place to expedite customs clearance procedures, including simplified documentation and inspection.

  • Health teams have been deployed to Gorkha and Sindhuli districts to respond to reports of influenza and diarrheal cases.

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