The first supplies of food aid reached in Nepal, on Wednesday, while thousands clamor to board buses out of Kathmandu, either to check on rural relatives or for fear of spending yet another night in the damaged capital. Nidan along with her partner NASVI and StreetNet International is providing our regional partner NEST affiliated families with access to food in hard-hit neighborhoods of Kathmandu and surrounding areas.
As per planning we have start distribution of the relief aid late morning, and over the next few hours we distributed a total of 8 Tons of Rice, Dal (Pulses), Salt and Oil to 131 households in Katmandu.
Lorry loaded with essential supplies for more than 131 families set off from Patna yesterday on a two-day journey to Nepal.
For the injured and other earthquake affected people in Nepal, Nidan in partnership with NASVI and StreetNet international has sent one truck full of relief food material including rice, salt, oil and pulses. The Nidan is doing its bit for the cause.
In recent days, Nepal Earthquake shattered Nepal people. More than 8,000 people are dead and more than 10,000 injured.
"We appreciate the quick response of our partners in coming to the aid of earthquake stricken Nepal," says Arbind Singh, The relief goods will be handed over to the Nepal Street Vendors Union NEST who are working furiously to provide urgent help to the most vulnerable people impacted in Nepal.
Nidan is planning to send more relief packets and will work on long term rehabilitation process.
NIDAN and NASVI sent a two member’s small scout team to recon and analyze the situation and chalk out the imminent requirement in earthquake affected areas in Kathmandu with help of our local partner NEST. During the visit they have visited Kathmandu, Gorkha, Lamjung, Rashuwa, Dhadin, Parvat, Kabre, Sindupal Chak, RameChhab, Dholakha, Sindhuli, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Makwanpur and Okhaldhunga.
After visiting the affected areas near by Kathmandu, Team identified there were an urgent need for following items.
Dal ( Pulse & Cereals)
Kambal ( Blanket )
Within a week time Nidan with the support of NASVI, StreetNet International and NEST will send the food packets and blankets in Kathmandu and other nearby affected areas for a quick relief.
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