Nepal: Earthquake 2015 Situation Report No.18 (as of 25 May 2015)

Situation Report
Originally published



  • One month since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, relief operations continue to scale up ahead of the monsoon season. Over 300 agencies are supporting the Government-led response.

  • Humanitarian partners estimate some 2.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Over 860,000 people are in immediate need due to loss of shelter, limited road access and poverty.

  • To reach remote communities in mountainous villages, traditional Nepalese delivery methods are complemented by porters.

  • On 26 May, standard customs requirements and procedures for Nepal will be reinstated.

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