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13 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 12 May, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal at 12:50 p.m. local time (UTC+5:45) near Chilankha Village Development Committee in Dolakha District.

  • A total of 32 districts were affected, including those still recovering from the 25 April 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

  • The Multinational Military Coordination Center reported that 1,405 people were rescued by air, of which 1,307 people were rescued by the Nepal Army. Another 1,050 people were evacuated by road.

11 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 10 May, heavy rain and hail caused significant flooding in and around Chautara, affecting people who lost their homes living in tents.

  • Stockpiling and pre-positioning of relief items in remote areas is critical. Continued rains are likely to further hamper access by road to the most-remote Village Development Committees.

  • Families who need to demolish their homes should report the estimated costs to the concerned subnational authorities in order to be considered for Government support.

08 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • On 7 May, the Reception and Departure Centre at the Kathmandu Airport ceased operations, as most international search and rescue teams have now departed.

  • The Nepalese military mobilized some 10,000 troops to be deployed in all Village District Committees (VDCs) across 16 districts to support logistics and overall relief efforts.