Over 7,300 people have died and over 14,000 have been injured from the earthquake. More than 191,000 homes have been destroyed, and over 175,000 sustained damage. The United Nations reports that only 2% of the total financial needs have been provided to the Nepal earthquake response. Insufficient resources are of particular concern given the approaching monsoon season forecast to begin in approximately six weeks.
JDC's Rapid Response & Assessment team continues to deliver critical assistance to victims who lost their homes, livelihoods, and most devastatingly, their loved ones, in the disaster.
* JDC is helping remote villages that have sustained widespread house destruction receive critical relief supplies including medicine and tents, in partnership with Heart to Heart.
* JDC has assisted the IDF Field Hospital in treating over 700 patients to date by providing medical equipment and supplies.
* JDC is ensuring that new shipments of requested medical and relief supplies coming from the United States from partners such as the Afya Foundation are reaching those most in need.