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Asmita Nyasur, an indigenous woman in Nepal, used financial support provided by LWF Nepal to recover from the 2015 earthquake. Photo: LWF/Ram Sharan Sedhai
9 Aug
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Nepal, indigenous people, Minorities and Indigenous People, Dalits, Nepal earthquake, Women
9 Aug
August 9 is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples...
Tashi Tamang working on a house in Ramche. The training by LWF and Islamic Relief taught him how to construct quake-proof houses in the Himalaya region. Photo: LWF/ R. Sedhai
13 Jan
Ninety masons trained to rebuild in rural Nepal
Eaerthquake recovery, masons, Training, reconstruction, Nepal, Nepal earthquake
13 Jan
LWF and Islamic Relief Worldwide train builders in quake-proof construction
Sanu in her school uniform. The prospect of higher education prompted her to find a way of attending school, even though school is a day's walk from home. Photo: Umesh Pokharel/LWF Nepal
18 Nov
Back to school after the earthquake
Nepal earthquake, Education, LWF Nepal
18 Nov
LWF helps Nepal’s children resume education
A woman from Sanogoan marks ACT General Secretary John Nduna with the traditional Tikka. Photo: LWF/Lucia de Vries
21 Mar
“We will not abandon you”
ACT Alliance, John Nduna, Nepal earthquake
21 Mar
ACT Alliance General Secretary offers encouragement to Nepal earthquake survivors
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
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
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
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