April 25 marks the two year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquake. We take a look back at what we’ve been able to achieve with the generosity of our supporters, from the emergency response to permanent reconstruction.
One year has passed since a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015, with the epicenter about 80 kilometers northwest of the capital, Kathmandu.
Almost ten months ago on April 25 2015, Nepal was rocked by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake.
During Nepal’s winter, the temperature averages an icy 9 degrees, and in the night it can drop below zero. This is the first winter Nepal has experienced since the earthquakes in April and May last year, and with so many families still without homes or in temporary shelter, this winter will feel even colder.
Habitat for Humanity has completed distribution of temporary shelter kits to earthquake affected families in Nepal.
As the three month anniversary of the first Nepal earthquake approaches, Habitat for Humanity has started construction on the first permanent homes in the recovery effort.
Want to know what it’s like to build a house in Nepal? Past volunteer, Sue, tells us about her experience in Nepal.
One month after a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, Habitat for Humanity will soon start construction of permanent houses.
Local volunteers mobilised by Habitat for Humanity have begun to safely remove rubble in communities in Lalitpur district, Nepal after a series of earthquakes caused widespread destruction across the country.