Activities like blood donation and distribution of water bottles were immediately undertaken in the areas of Bhaktapur and Bungamati (Lalitpur). Post-earthquake activities were carried out in different phases beginning with immediate relief works. ICA-Nepal reached out to hands of various people in different villages like Challing, Nala, Sangla, along with most affected districts like Gorkha and Dhading with the relief materials. Mostly food packages, tarpaulins, clothes, medicine and blankets were distributed by ICA Nepal team.
Along with the relief work, training and facilitation programs were organized for the local community and school/colleges for coping with psychological and emotional trauma caused by the earthquake. Social Artistry training for the trauma relief purpose was conducted in village of Changu Narayan and two educational institutions in Kathmandu.
Additionally, with the help of national and international volunteers from India and USA, ICA Nepal constructed a house using earthbag technology for 82 years old partially blind man in Changu Narayan.
ICA Nepal is currently working on reconstruction and rehabilitation of the earthquake victims in coming days. Exploring all the potential support to the victims, ICA Nepal, supported NGOs, individuals and schools. Listed below is a broad outline of the activities planned by ICA Nepal post-earthquake.
1st Phase: Immediate Emergency Relief
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