In a school in Salyakot Village Development Committee, Dhading district a temporary learning center now serves as a school for 65 students. Rebuilt a month after the earthquake, it has now replaced the damaged school which lies in ruins.
When Mohan Kumari was trapped in the rubble of her own house, she thought it was an end for her. Rescued few hours later, the forty-seven-year old survived earthquake but her husband could not conquer death. Within a flash, her life turned upside down.
Sushila treats her patients from small tent now, since the community health post building she used to work in was totally destroyed by the earthquake. Patients in Fulpingkot, Gorkha now rely on this congested space surrounded by ruins to access medical services.
It has been a year since the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Since then World Vision has supported over 386,000 people thanks to the generosity of our supporters. Our work there is not done and we will continue to work with communities in Nepal to build back better
Today is Mother Earth Day and this week in particular has reminded us how the earth can influence hunger. The effect that earthquakes, climate, and drought all influence a person’s ability to live #hungerfree. Here is some of the latest news.
World Vision is responding to the crisis caused by El Nino in at least fifteen countries many of which are feeling acute effects of the water shortage. Food shortages are acute, of that there is no question, but water shortages are just as critical. A lack of clean water causes diarrhea, which can be lethal for small children. Below is a selection of pictures focussing on the effects of water shortages caused by El Nino.
Born into poverty in Bangladesh, Rani loved school and playing with her friends, but at the age of 11 she became a wife. Now 16-years-old and pregnant for a third time, she fears for the safety of her unborn child and another risky delivery at home.
Mahmoud considers himself as “just another displaced” but the help that he received from others gave him the will to do something to help others himself, in coordination with the camp management, he gets involved in humanitarian activities within the camp.
It has been 60 days since the U.S. and Russia signed the Munich agreement, calling for increased attention to address the dire humanitarian conditions inside Syria. NGOs working in Syria have four key messages for the ISSG and the HTF