Asmita (20) gave birth to a baby girl just days after the #NepalEarthquake. She says, "When I knew that my girl was alive and healthy, I knew everything is going to be alright again." #CARE with support from UNFPA is helping pregnant and lactating women in earthquake devastated areas. Read more: http://bit.ly/1PS2jl9
Over the last month has been reaching some of the worst affected and most remote villages in to deliver life-saving aid. Logistics and access still remain a major challenge with staff using trucks, helicopters and trekking up on foot to cut off villages.
“We are all still scared, especially the children. They are screaming every night. We hope we can rebuild our house before the monsoon starts.” says 22 years old Sansara. She has two children aged 2 years and 7 months. Her family now lives with 11 members in a tent. #CARE has supported them with tarps, hygiene kits and household items. Photo: Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE
36 year old Sonal Tamang (center) runs her grocery shop from a broken building in the village of Baruwa in Sindhupalchowk. The local population may have the resilience to overcome this disaster. All they need is our support. http://bit.ly/1do2za0 Photo- Prashanth Vishwanathan/CARE
Somjana, 35, lives in a small village in Ghorka, one of the hardest-hit areas in Nepal. She and her husband made it through the earthquake but their house collapsed. They have now put together a tent with a tarp provided by #CARE. She also received a hygiene kit, some clothes and a water jar. She says, “We don’t know what to do. The plot where our house used to stand has huge cracks in it and there have been landslides.” Photo: Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE
"When I woke up people were digging me out and I couldn't feel anything", says 98 year old Kaki Lama Ni who was knocked unconscious and trapped under the rubble when her family saved her. She now suffers from breathing problems and head injuries. #CARE is delivering aid to the survivors. Help us reach more - http://bit.ly/1do2za0 Photo - Lucy Beck/CARE
An aerial view of the remote village of Balgoan in Sindhupalchowk district where 90% of the houses have been totally destroyed by the earthquake. Help us reach out to remote areas which are in great need of aid - http://bit.ly/1do2za0 Photo - Lucy Beck/CARE
The remote village of Balgoan in the district of Sindhupalchowk in eastern #Nepal houses a community of around 300 people and is inaccessible by road. Here, 90% of houses have been wiped out by the earthquake. #CARE took the aerial route to deliver aid here. Photo - CARE/Lucy Beck