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  • Recovery continues three months after Nepal earthquake

    Date: Jul 29, 2015

    It’s been three months since a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal — from its bustling capital to the lush, terraced hillsides of the country’s remote regions. Thousands were killed or injured during the disaster, and more than 500,000 homes were destroyed.

  • Cash in hand, Nepal quake-hit villagers look to rebuild lives

    Date: Jul 09, 2015

    She pauses for a moment when asked about the damages caused to her family by the devastating Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015. Seconds later, 70-year-old Purna Maya Magar, from Ghorthali village in Sindhupalchowk, the worst-hit district, mumbles at a loss for words to describe it.....

  • Cash stimulates recovery in villages shattered by quake

    Date: Jun 29, 2015

    “This is what most people are buying right now,” says Projan, a hardware store owner in rural Nepal. He motions to two women who have come to buy nails, hammers and door hinges. “They don’t have the money to buy materials to repair their broken homes, so they are trying to fix their homes with whatever they can salvage from the rubble.”...

  • Subba shows us why cash is key to recovering after disaster

    Date: Jun 12, 2015

    Subba Karki doesn’t have much to sell at his vegetable shop right now. But staying home left him feeling paralyzed, replaying in his mind what happened in the hour just after the Nepal earthquake on April 25, the worst to hit the region in 80 years...

  • Meet the resilient Nepalis you've helped us reach

    Date: Jun 09, 2015

    As the people of Nepal slowly begin to recover — returning to their homes, rebuilding damaged structures, and looking forward — they still need our help...

  • Impact report: 30 days after Nepal earthquake

    Date: Jun 09, 2015

    After a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, killing thousands and causing massive destruction, our team on the ground immediately took action to help people in need...

  • Where do families go when their village is in ruins?

    Date: Jun 09, 2015

    After Nepal’s deadly earthquake hit last month, Ram Devi Maharjan and her family of seven didn’t know what to do — almost everyone in their small village was left homeless...

  • Supporter spotlight: Bhutanese community gives back to Nepal

    Date: Jun 09, 2015

    Compelled to share their connection to the people and culture of Nepal after last month’s devastating earthquakes, many individuals and organizations have gathered their friends and neighbors to raise money for relief and rebuilding efforts...

  • Follow the Mercy Corps earthquake response in Nepal

    Date: May 14, 2015

    Since the first massive Nepal earthquake struck near Kathmandu on April 25, Mercy Corps’ team on the ground has been working tirelessly to address the urgent needs of survivors. Historic buildings and entire villages crumbled to the ground, and people are sleeping outside, too terrified by continued aftershocks to return to severely damaged homes.

  • In the field as second powerful earthquake strikes Nepal

    Date: May 14, 2015

    Christy has been managing emergency communications since the April 25 earthquake in Nepal. She was out in the field with our response team when today's 7.3 earthquake struck and sent this account along with the photos of what happened on the ground. A renewed sense of fear is palpable in Nepal after today’s new earthquake. Many people had finally returned to their homes in the last several days, only to be shaken by another disaster so soon.