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Kabita Shrestha’s friend Kanchhi Shrestha carrying an unfired brick. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
27 Jan
Brick by brick, earthquake survivors rebuild their homes
Arpil 2015 earthquake, Nepal, DWS Nepal
27 Jan
Nepal: Reconstruction starts in ACT model villages
Posters, like the one held by counselor Pradeep Subedi, show the psychological impact of earthquakes on children. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
5 Jan
Nepal: Healing unseen wounds
DWS Nepal, 2015 earthquake
5 Jan
Psychosocial support for earthquake survivors
Despite her disability, Balarni Chaudhary can depend on the skills she acquired to support herself and her family. Photo: LWF Nepal
3 Dec
Disability is not inability – one woman’s story
People with Disabilities
3 Dec
LWF Nepal supports networks that empower people living with disabilities
After the earthquake in Nepal, local villager searches for cooking utensils in the debris.  Photo:  LWF/C.Kaestner
4 Nov
Malaysian Lutherans make their single largest donation to overseas aid work
Nepal, Nepal earthquake, DWS Nepal emergency response DWS Nepal
4 Nov
Church offers USD 17,000 to Nepal earthquake survivors
Caption: Saraswati Purkoti in her garden. Photo: LWF/ Lucia de Vries
20 Oct
“Live with more dignity and respect”
Nepal earthquake, earthquake recovery, earthquake relief
20 Oct
LWF support bears fruit six months after the Nepal earthquake
Sita, middle, and neighbours sitting among emergency toilet kits. Photo: Lucia de Vries
7 Oct
Christian and Islamic relief agencies join hands to reach Nepal’s most vulnerable
DWS Nepal emergency response, DWS Nepal, 25 April earthquake
7 Oct
Unique Christian-Muslim partnership “an inspiration”
Kanchi Shrestha, 71, nurses her broken leg in a makeshift shelter. The LWF has helped Shrestha and her extended family and will help them re-build their homes. Photo: LWF Nepal
30 Jul
Monsoon slows reconstruction in Nepal
shelter, psychosocial support, DWS Nepal, 25 April earthquake, April 25 2015, earthquake recovery
30 Jul
LWF provides shelter and psychosocial support
Earthquake destruction in Durbar Square in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
23 Jul
LWF Nepal and Korean Diakonia join in earthquake response
DWS Nepal, 25 April 2015, earthquake, Korean Diakonia/World Diakonia (KD/WD), Bhaktapur district
23 Jul
Support to households in Bhaktapur ...
Makeshift houses of plastic sheets and tarpaulins are the only protection against the rain for many people. Photo: LWF/ Lucia de Vries
16 Jul
Nepal: Shelter from the monsoon rain
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake, 25 April, monsoon, earthquake relief
16 Jul
“An unfolding disaster”
KC sitting in front of his destroyed house. Photo: Kosh Raj Koirala
8 Jul
LWF Nepal provides aid to families with special needs
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake, 2015 earthquake, emergency response, survival
8 Jul
"Toughest days are still ahead"...
Dolma, a Tibetan refugee, runs a successful souvenir shop, with support from the LWF. Photo: C. Kastner
18 Jun
Having an identity, having a future
Nepal, refugee, Tibet, World Refugee Day 2015
18 Jun
"Of course I want to go back home. I miss my country."...
Dutch foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen visits the relief work of the Lutheran World Federation Nepal in Indrayani village. Photo: LWF Nepal
16 Jun
Dutch minister Ploumen visits LWF Nepal relief work
DWS Nepal, April 25 earthquake
16 Jun
“Deeply impressed with resilience of Nepalese people”
Relief efforts in Nepal. Photo: LWF/DWS Nepal
8 Jun
LWF and Islamic Relief partner in Nepal earthquake response
DWS Nepal emergency response, Nepal, Islamic Relief Worldwide
8 Jun
Christian and Muslim humanitarian organizations provide relief for marginalized groups
Driver Anita Rana Magar faced angry crowds and landsides during a relief mission. Photo: LWF/ L. de Vries
3 Jun
LWF Nepal staff put personal troubles aside to help earthquake victims
DWS Nepal emergency response, earthquake, 2015, Nepal
3 Jun
“This is the time when we can contribute”
Punya Prasad Dangal lost his mother and granddaughter in the massive April 25 earthquake in Nepal. Photo: LWF Nepal
28 May
ACT Alliance model village for earthquake relief created in Nepal
DWS Nepal emergency response, earthquake, April 25, model village, earthquake relief, Kathmandu
28 May
Agencies combine earthquake response
LWF Country Director Nepal, Dr Prabin Manandhar, (center, with blue vest) at a team meeting coordinating the LWF earthquake relief work. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
13 May
LWF's Dr Prabin Manandhar joins disaster committee in Nepal
DWS Nepal emergency response, Nepal earthquake, 2015
13 May
LWF Nepal manager appointed to high level earthquake response body
Caption: A street in Dhusel village, Lalitpur, which has been entirely destroyed by the April Earthquake. Most people had just started to pick up the pieces when the second tremor hit. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
13 May
Heavy aftershock rattles east of Nepal
Nepal earthquake, DWS Nepal program, earthquake
13 May
LWF Nepal earthquake relief to 44,000 people
LWF staff discuss the needs of survivors. Photo: LWF/C. Kastner
7 May
LWF scales up support in Nepal’s time of devastation
DWS Nepal emergency response DWS Nepal program Nepal
7 May
The Communion stands with the Church and people in their pain and loss
Sapana Roka Sarki, nursing her youngest child in front of her house. She has three children, since their livelihood is gone her husband is looking for work abroad. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
7 May
Distributions starting in worst affected districts outside Kathmandu Valley
DWS Nepal emergency response, Nepal earthquake, DWS Nepal program
7 May
Relief goods arrive for people in Gorkha, Dahding, Kavrepalanchok and Sindhupalchowk
LWF staff offer blankets to earthquake survivors in Lalitpur district. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
5 May
Rural communities in Nepal receive aid
Nepal earthquake, DWS Nepal emergency response DWS Nepal
5 May
Existing LWF development work helps people cope with disaster ...
LWF assessment team talking to people affected by the earthquake in Gorkha district. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
1 May
LWF reaches rural areas of earthquake-hit Nepal
DWS Nepal emergency response, Nepal earthquake, Nepal
1 May
Over 800 households receive life-saving essentials
LWF staff member Yadu Lal Shresta (centre), of the LWF Asia emergency hub team, talks to survivors about their living conditions in a camp in Bhaktapur, the worst-affected district of Kathmandu valley. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
1 May
Nepalese government asks LWF to help coordinate relief efforts
Nepal, DWS Nepal emergency response
1 May
Team in Nepal continue emergency response
The Kunda family, in the camp which sits just opposite their house. Credit: LWF/C Kästner
30 Apr
Earthquake victim: “The house rocked like a galloping horse”
Nepal earthquake, Nepal, DWS Nepal emergency response
30 Apr
LWF continues distributing emergency aid in Nepal