The Year Nepal Shook

Background On 25 April 2015, a massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and left nearly 9,000 people dead and destroyed or damaged more than 850,000 homes. As well as destroying and damaging homes, the earthquake also severely impacted employment; many are still struggling to find...

One month after quake, education of Nepal children in shatters

"Right now for us the sky is the roof and the ground is our bed," says Shamshuddin Miyan, a teacher at a local Madarsa, which is a Muslim learning centre, that was destroyed in the massive Nepal earthquake.One month on, the Muslim cluster of Deragaon village in Gorkha district is still in ruins. Of...

No respite for 72-year-old Sitaram, a month after #NepalEarthquake

72-yr-old Sitaram and his wife have no home after #NepalEarthquake. Help them. http://bit.ly/1Rh6xQx #1monthNepal. When the massive aftershock of 7.3 magnitude hit on May 12, 2015, 72-year-old Sitaram and his wife Vishnu were inside their small house in Milbichauna village, Gorkha...

New worry for Nepal; landslides, floods may block relief work

Sharelines Landslides and floods may hamper relief work in Nepal. http://bit.ly/1KfsMlQ #1monthNepal @OxfamIndia Roads to remote villages may be cut off by landslides. People need help now. http://bit.ly/1KfsMlQ #1monthNepal A month has passed since a massive earthquake, and over...

Monsoon preview in Kathmandu blows away shelters in relief camp

 Sharelines Strong storm in Kathmandu blows away shelters in relief camp http://bit.ly/1JNI1o0 #1monthNepal @OxfamIndia #NepalEarthquake has left millions homeless. They now face monsoon mayhem. #1monthNepal A strong storm in Kathmandu last evening gave a gloomy prelude of the things to come...

Last mile distribution of relief supplies is biggest challenge in Nepal: Indian ambassador

Sharelines India's ambassador to Nepal says remote areas in country need urgent relief materials. #1monthNepal http://bit.ly/1Bk4zFG @OxfamIndia A month has passed since Nepal was devastated by a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake. Since then the Himalayan nation has been ravaged by hundreds of...

Lack of water, toilets making things worse for women in Nepal

It has now been over 12 days when Nepal was devastated by a massive earthquake. The death toll has crossed 7600 and is still rising. Thousands more are severely injured.Oxfam is on the ground and is providing relief supplies. A team of Oxfam from India has set up base in Gorkha district, which is...

Oxfam India gets government approval to respond to #NepalEarthquake in 28 hours

Oxfam India is a humanitarian organisation and we wanted to respond immediately to the devastating earthquake in Nepal. But we couldn’t. The fact that Indian NGOs can’t respond outside of India was distressing. A feeling of helplessness set in.Day 1: April 25, 2015 (Saturday): Nepal is...

Desperation creeping in, people in Nepal wait for aid

SharelinesSankhu, the potato basket of Kathmandu is in urgent need of aid. #NepalEarthquake. See more. http://bit.ly/1bosRrb Sankhu is part of Kathmandu district, but over an hour’s drive from the main town. It’s devastated and looks exactly like town in ruins. The town of Sankhu has been...

#OxfaminNepal: “More than 60,000 litres of water has been provided till now”

Sharelines@Oxfam is providing water in relief camps, building toilets and fixing water supply. Know more http://bit.ly/1ztJKMZ #OxfaminNepal #NepalEarthquakeA massive earthquake has ripped through Nepal and devastated the lives of millions. A country brought to its knees by nature’s fury.Over 5000...

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