Recovery Progress Faces Multiple Challenges 1-Year After Earthquakes In Nepal
The Lancet: Nepal’s slow road to recovery, 1 year after the earthquakes
“A year after Nepal’s earthquakes, survivors are still living in makeshift shelters in 31 of the country’s 75 districts, which were all affected by the disaster. Poor coordination, slow dispersal of assistance, and a growing conflict in the southern frontier that led to a devastating economic blockade are among the difficulties facing rebuilding efforts…” (Mishra, 4/23).
U.N. News Centre: Nepal: one year after earthquake, U.N. food relief agency focuses on most vulnerable
“A year after an earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 9,000 people and led to damages and losses estimated at $7 billion, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said [Thursday] that it is working with the government so those most vulnerable to food insecurity are not left behind…” (4/21).