Monthly Archives: May 2015

One month since Earthquake in Nepal, ADRA responds

Take Care Nepal: One month since Earthquake in Nepal, ADRA responds to community needs KATHMANDU, NEPAL —It has been one month since the Gorkha earthquake hit Nepal and almost three weeks since a second quake rocked the country. ADRA continues to provide urgent care and relief to the hundreds of thousands afflicted by this catastrophe. “Many […]

Second Earthquake Strikes Nepal

ADRA Continues Relief Efforts as Second Earthquake Strikes Nepal WASHINGTON, DC.— A second earthquake has struck Nepal in almost as many weeks, hampering already strained relief efforts and inflicting a new wave of damage across the country. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck 42 miles (68km) west of the town of Namche Bazaar, close to Mount […]

ADRA, GlobalMedic Deliver Medical Tents

ADRA and GlobalMedic partner to distribute tents to replace health posts KATHMANDU, NEPAL— ADRA and GlobalMedic have partnered to provide large tents that will provide a temporary place for health posts that have been damaged or destroyed by last month’s earthquake. “The people of 10 communities in Kavre District will have a better place to […]

ADRA prepares food packs for Nepal

ADRA distributes food packs; partners with Scheer Memorial Hospital KATHMANDU, NEPAL—ADRA staff and volunteers began packing food kits complete with rice, lentils, noodles, sugar, salt, and oil yesterday. The packs will last a family of six for two weeks, and will be distributed this weekend.   Twenty-six community volunteers met ADRA staff yesterday at the […]

Beauty in the Brokenness

I never imagined my first visit to Nepal would be to lead the communication efforts during the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. But here I am. I’m here in the middle of a disaster zone grabbing breakfast with the rest of our emergency response team (ERT), thinking about what I’ve seen so far since I […]

ADRA distributes tarps in remote villages

ADRA distributes tarps in hard to reach villages in Nepal KATHMANDU, NEPAL—ADRA Nepal staff are working around the clock to deliver much-needed tarps and food to families in remote villages in Dhading and Kavre. Tough road conditions, including rubble from houses destroyed by the earthquake is making distributions more difficult. ADRA workers are driving up […]