IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
0
Donate
Follow
EN
TRY
Close
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
IHH starts distribution of aid to Nepal quake victims
IHH reached out to those suffering from the Nepal earthquack in less than 24 hours upon occurance. While one team assisted with search and rescue operations the other distributed shelter and emergency food and hygine packages.
SouthAsia, Nepal 30.04.2015

IHH reached out to those suffering from the Nepal earthquake in less than 24 hours upon occurance. While one team assisted with search and rescue operations the other distributed shelter and emergency food and hygine packages.

Nepal is face to face with one of the largest natural disasters. IHH speeded up their relif aid efforts as teams continued search and rescue operations while the other distributed shelter and emergency food and hygine packages.

It is reported that 6 thousnad people have died in Nepal after the earthquack while more than 10 thousand are wounded.As it is very difficult to go to remote villages, many people are still desperatly waiting for help to reach them.Because of the continuing strong aftershocks, the demolition risk of damaged building continues to make many people nervous. For this reason, people are leaving big cities including capital Kathmandu, and opting to reach rural areas. However, this situation is causing serious disruption in transportation. Bus queues in some areas reach up to 5 kilometers.

IHH reached out to those suffering from the Nepal earthquack in less than 24 hours upon occurance. While one team assisted with search and rescue operations the other distributed shelter and emergency food and hygine packages. Within this scope, 3 thousand people residing in capital Lalitpur in Kathmandu recieved rice, soybeans and a local food called dal. They also provided 3 tons of food packages to a village called Gorka Deragaun where no rescue teams could reach till now. In addition, hygine packages, plankets and housing assitance likecanvases are being distributed to many regions.

IHH Emergency Aid Coordinator Erhan Celik stated that food, shelter and hygine packages are all necesities in the region.While expressing that there is extremly limited local supplies, Celik said that "we saw that the state cannot carry out seach and rescue operations. Besides the military, no one is helping. However they too are assisting with poor efforts, they do not have a professional team. We are working hard with our team to meet these needs."

To help Nepal 

You too can help Nepal by making a donation online or to our bank accounts.   

Related news
See all
Aid to help West Darfur conflict
Aid to help West Darfur conflict
95.000 people were forced to migrate to other regions and 213 people lost their lives due to the conflict between tribes in Sudan’s West Darfur. IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launched emergency aid projects for the people affected by the conflict and became Internally Displaced People.
13.05.2022
IHH delivers humanitarian aid to Ukraine
IHH delivers humanitarian aid to Ukraine
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation continues to provide humanitarian aid to the refugees who have fled to nearby countries and to the Ukrainian people who are under attack by Russia.
Ukraine
01.03.2022
Medical aid for Afghanistan
Medical aid for Afghanistan
IHH sent 4 trucks of medical aid to Afghanistan. This medication will be distributed to hospitals in the cities of Kabul, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif and Kandahar.
17.02.2022