A 7.8 earthquake with an epicenter between Kathmandu and Pokhara hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, destroying more than 100,00 homes and upending life for families in both urban Kathmandu and remote mountain communities.
Pictured: HRD team member William Martin conducts a market assessment of construction materials available in Ghayalchok. He is determining what products are already and place and what can come into the shop quickly if CRS decides to do a cash or voucher program.
Catholic Relief Services, the Caritas network and Caritas Nepal has rushed tarps, sleeping mats, blankets, hygiene kits and water treatment tablets to families in Gorkha district.
Photo by Jennifer Hardy/Catholic Relief Services