- A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015. The epicenter was about 80km North West of the capital Kathmandu. Several aftershocks have occurred since then. Two weeks after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, another major earthquake measuring 7.3 in magnitude in Dolakha District on 12 May. Powerful aftershocks including 5.6 and 6.3 magnitude tremors also occurred.
- Government reports confirm that 36 out of 75 districts in the country have been affected in the Western and Central Regions, including Kathmandu Valley districts. This includes mountain and hilly areas, in areas where rural populations are dispersed.
- According to the government, nearly 500,000 houses were fully damaged and other 300,000 houses were partially damaged.
- About 10,000 people were killed, and over 5000 people were injured by the Earthquake.
- Consequently about 800,000 families (about 4 million people) became homeless and had to live in open space for several weeks. Other people whose house were not damaged but they also opted to live in the open space due to aftershocks of over 4 rector.
- In such situation CODEF supported the victims by distributing the relief materials.
NOW OUR APPEAL
Thousands are still are in need of shelter , food , good WASH facilities , thousands of childrens have been orphanage, thousands of people have been disabled.
We are very much committed to help these people who are in need. So, we need your support.
You can support the victim Nepalese through CODEF in terms of cash and materials.
We are entrusted by UNICEF, WHO, UN Habitat, and many INGOs. We are also the national partners agency of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)-Geneva.