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Across Nepal there has been a huge amount of damage. In the northern part of Gorkha, at the epicentre of the earthquake, we believe up to 90 per cent of houses have been damaged or destroyed.

We have been working with thousands of people in these communities for many years and are using our contacts and experience to help relief efforts in the region.

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Nepal earthquake - latest

We have begun to reach devastated communities in Gorkha and Dhading districts, to distribute food, provide temporary shelters and supply clean water and sanitation

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Nepal earthquake - reports

Eyewitness reports from our staff in Kathmandu on the impact of the earthquake and its aftermath.

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Earthquake in Nepal

Rural communities we work with in Gorkha district and elsewhere have been devastated by the earthquake and we have launched an appeal to help them.

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News from our blogs

Help women and children recover from disaster

It was 3.34 in the morning on 27 January 2010, when the earth starting shaking with the magnitude of 8.8 Richter Scale while I was s...
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I still can’t imagine it was an earthquake. The futsal match between Practical Action and Handicap International was running at full...
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Nepal earthquake: My experience in the heart of Kathmandu

More than 4,000 people have died in the huge earthquake that hit Nepal at the weekend, and nearly 8,000 have been injured. Millions ...
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Nepal earthquake

The earthquake that struck Nepal on 25th April has directly affected our work.

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