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Kali Kamini, known as “grandma” to the village, in front of her new house. Photo: LWF/ U. Pokharel
17 Jan
A safer place to stay
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17 Jan
Building her own home has been a dream for Kali Kamini, known in her Nepali village as ‘Grandma’ – and her dream became reality thanks to The Lutheran World Federation and a local women-led charity.
An elderly woman in Gatlang village, Rasuwa district, at the border with Tibet, uses untreated timber to rebuild her home. LWF helps people to rebuild their village the traditional way. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey
24 Apr
Rebuilding homes and heritage in Nepal one year on
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24 Apr
LWF Nepal helps mountain communities reconstruct traditional houses
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
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7 Oct
Unique Christian-Muslim partnership “an inspiration”
Relief efforts in Nepal. Photo: LWF/DWS Nepal
8 Jun
LWF and Islamic Relief partner in Nepal earthquake response
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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
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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
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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
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13 May
LWF Nepal manager appointed to high level earthquake response body
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
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7 May
Relief goods arrive for people in Gorkha, Dahding, Kavrepalanchok and Sindhupalchowk
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
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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
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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”
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30 Apr
LWF continues distributing emergency aid in Nepal
 LWF providing relief materials (ready-to-eat food) to a family whose house was destroyed. Credit: LWF Nepal
27 Apr
Nepal: Hundreds of families receive life-saving support
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27 Apr
The LWF has already distributed tarpaulins and ready-made food to 400 families in earthquake-hit Kathmandu.
Houses destroyed in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: LWF Nepal
25 Apr
Nepal Earthquake Leaves Massive Destruction
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25 Apr
More than 700 people have died after the worst earthquake in Nepal for 80 years.