On 25-APR-15 a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal with the epicenter at Lamjung. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on 26-APR-15. It was the most powerful disaster to strike Nepal since 1934. Though the earthquake was felt all over Nepal but it has affected badly in thirteen district of Nepal. Till now more than 7,250 people have lost their lives and more than 14,122 are injured, millions have became homeless and lost their beloved ones and now struggling to have food, shelter and drinking water.
Action Works Nepal, one of the major program themes is humanitarian Support. AWON had always proved to be with the survivors for their help. AWON team decided to help earthquake victim family. The team started working in relief work from 27th May 2015 (3rd day of the first earthquake).
AWON team distributed noodles, drinking water and biscuits for 50 people in landless communities residing in the bank of Bagmati river of Thapathali.