Families are facing monsoon under tarps and makeshift shelter

When the Rains Come, What Happens Then?

An AmeriCares team arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, just 48 hours after the April 25 earthquake. AmeriCares teams have been holding mobile health clinics for survivors and traveling to rural areas with stocks of medicine and supplies, to treat survivors and assess needs at hospitals and clinics. What is going to happen when the monsoons hit […]

Dr. Peterson with earthquake survivors

The Consequences of Survival

An AmeriCares team arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, just 48 hours after the April 25 earthquake. AmeriCares teams have been holding mobile health clinics for survivors and traveling to rural areas with stocks of medicine and supplies, to treat survivors and assess needs at hospitals and clinics. On Day 5 after the earthquake, patients were still […]

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The Critical Need for Safe Shelter and Temporary Health Care Facilities

An AmeriCares team arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, just 48 hours after the April 25 earthquake. AmeriCares teams have been holding mobile health clinics for survivors and traveling to rural areas with stocks of medicine and supplies, to treat survivors and assess needs at hospitals and clinics. The word for the day is “tents”: small tents, […]

042915 Americares Nepal Earthquake Response: Team members Dr. Swati Jha, E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH, and Alex Ostasiewicz arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal-deliver meds to Kirtipur Hospital Burn Center. Photographs by Matthew McDermott for Americares.

Day 9 in Nepal: Medical Needs We Are Seeing Now

An AmeriCares team arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, just 48 hours after the April 25 earthquake. AmeriCares teams have been holding mobile health clinics for survivors and traveling to rural areas with stocks of medicine and supplies, to treat survivors and assess needs at hospitals and clinics. As AmeriCares teams travel to earthquake-affected communities in Nepal, […]

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