Distribution of Supplies
Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal: May 5, 2015: USAID Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt, USAID’s Nepal Mission Director Beth Dunford and the U.S. Disaster Assistance Response Team Leader Bill Berger are briefed by staff from the USAID-supported aid group Save the Children during Lenhardt’s visit to Nepal. Immediately after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, Save the Children distributed tarpaulins, kitchen utensils, baby kits, blankets and other much-needed supplies to survivors. So far, the group has reached 16,860 people, including 6,916 children. USAID has contributed over $23 million in humanitarian assistance to Nepal in the wake of this devastating disaster.
Photo by: Kashish Das Shrestha for USAID