Emergency Packages for Earthquake Survivors

by Caritas Austria Vetted since 2015
Emergency Packages for Earthquake Survivors


Donate emergency packages now and help the earthquake survivors in Nepal! After the devastating earthquake more than 7.000 people have been reported killed, 14.000 injured. 500.000 houses have been destroyed. The emergency aid programme of the Caritas network is running at full capacity: 10.000 hygiene kits, 2.000 tarpaulins, 16.700 water purification tablets, 3.200 buckets and 40.000 pieces of soap are being distributed. Still thousands and thousands of people need our help!

total raised
monthly donors


The Caritas network is rushing to respond to the earthquake in Nepal. Extensive damage has been reported, with loss of life and injury. Many people have been sleeping outside since the earthquake. Partly because they fear further aftershocks; partly because their homes have been destroyed. More than 3 million people are in need of food aid, thereof more than 1,4 million are in need of urgent support. We are racing time to help the people and provide safe shelter before the wet season starts.


Caritas Austria is planning to provide 4.500 people with emergency aid packages. These will help to overcome the food shortage as well as the shelter problem - especially with the wet season coming soon. Our goal is to support the earthquake survivors in the early recovery phase until the wet season is over and the rehabilitation phase can be coordinated.

Long-Term Impact

When such a devastating disaster hits a country as poor as Nepal we will of course not only offer support for the early recovery phase but will also help the people who lost everything rebuild their houses, schools, etc. in the coming months, allowing them to hopefully find back to everyday life soon.


Caritas Austria Nepal Earthquake Information

Organization Information

Caritas Austria

Location: Vienna - Austria
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @CaritasOsterreich
Project Leader:
Andreas Jagersberger
Wien, Austria

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Caritas Austria that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.