Donor Reports: Save the Children's Earthquake Response in Nepal: A Special One-Year Progress Report

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Expertise: Development - focus on children, child protection

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Key Activities: Save the Children did three cash distributions. In June 2015 Save the Children provided an unconditional cash grant to 4,772 families, later a $150 cash grant to extremely poor families, and a $75 cash transfer to 5,635 families ($422,625) to help them prepare for winter. Without financial numbers, one cannot assess what proportion cash grants are of overall spending.

In the Phase 1 Disaster response, Save the Children got emergency food to 2,552 households, including micronutrients to 18,432 children under age two. It helped register over 100,000 households for aid distributions and cash.

Save the Children’s shelter programs look good with it providing corrugated galvanized iron sheets, building materials and tools. Like Canadian Red Cross, Save the Children provided mobile health clinics in 24 village providing medical services to over 3,700 people. It is currently building 18 semi-permanent health clinics in remote villages. It built 586 temporary schools and winterized 77%.

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Additional sources:

Save the Children “Did the Humanitarian Response to the Nepal Earthquake Ensure No One Was Left Behind? : A case study on the experience of marginalized groups in humanitarian action.” March 2016

Save the Children, "Nepal Earthquake Response: Winterization Program Report"

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More Charity Intelligence reports on Nepal Earthquake 2015 disaster response:

Summary assessment of Nepal disaster response by 10 charities Canadians supported

Charity Intelligence's full report on Nepal Earthquake - 3 Years Later Assessment of How Giving Helped

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