Familly in Ranagaun (Lalitpur District) using modified greenhouse for temporary shelter.
On April 25th a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. All iDE staff and partners are accounted for. iDE has been distributing urgent relief materials to communities in Lalitpur and Kavre districts in the Central region and facilitating local assessment work in Kaski in the Western region. Our priority has been and continues to be working to minimize the suffering and economic shocks in our partner communities. To date we have reached over 450 households, totaling more than 2,300 people. iDE has provided these communities with durable shelter materials and non-perishable foodstuffs.
|iDE has been working with the USAID IPM Innovations Lab in the community of Ranagaun for several years. The surrounding communities of Thapagaun and Sauribajang have also benefitted from IPM Lab interventions||
In Tanke, iDE partnered with Renewable World to develop a Solar Multiple Use Water System (SMUS). Renewable World has been supporting iDE's relief efforts in Tanke over the past several weeks.