Already troubled by the displacement from the merciless Earthquake on 25 April, people at the Liwali camp were finding it hard to cope with the decreasing temperature.Read more: Struggle in winters
Immediately after the devastating earthquake of 25th April a team of 13 volunteers from GUTHI visited Harisiddhi at the call of Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) – NGO Coalition for the assessment of WASH status and other immediate needs of people over there. It was found that most of the houses which were destroyed were of traditional type whereas the concrete buildings are still intact.
About 450 houses were destroyed by the quake taking lives of 23 people.Read more: Drinking water quality a key concern in the camps at Harisiddhi
The earthquake that took place on 25 April, 2015 was only a beginning. Soon after the disaster, earthquake affected family started to face several hurdles in returning back to their previous life.Read more: School Support Program
Phul Maya Pun, a 12 year old girl, was the only one without school uniform when we met her in the class and was very quiet too.Read more: Changing a life