Nepal 2015 - Canadian Red Cross evaluation
Donor Report: Two Years On – Donor Update Nepal Earthquake
Raised: C$27.4 million
Spent: $7.1 million in Phase 1 Disaster (26% of funding), $19.2 million to spend in Phase 2 and Phase 3
Financial information: In Phase 1 Disaster, spending included $3.5 million for
Key Activities: Canadian Red Cross provided cash grants in the disaster phase to 6,380 families to rebuild their homes. In early 2016, Canadian Red Cross provided
Canadian Red Cross focused on rebuilding health care
Like Doctors Without Borders, Canadian Red Cross deployed a field hospital in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake. In May 2015, Canadian Red Cross set up an emergency field hospital in Dhunche. Dhunche’s 15-bed hospital had completely collapsed in the April earthquake, killing 7 hospital staff.
“ Service delivery has been hugely affected due to the lack of a proper building for the hospital. During winter, it is very tough to protect the newborns from
Dr. Jhalak Gautama, chief of Rasuwa District Hospital
Photo: Canadian Red Cross hospital tent still in use September 2017
More Charity Intelligence reports on Nepal Earthquake 2015 disaster response:
Summary assessment of Nepal disaster response by 10 charities Canadians supported
Full report: Nepal Earthquake - 3 Years Later Assessment of How Giving Helped
Canadian Red Cross “Resilience in recovery: three months since the Nepal earthquake”, Canadian Red Cross blog, July 24, 2015
Corrie Butler, “Surgery amid disaster in Nepal: A patient reflects two years later” Canadian Red Cross blog, April 17, 2017
Balaram Ghimire, “No end to Rasuwa’s tent treatment; Health facility destroyed in 2015 earthquake yet to be rebuilt”, Kathmandu Post, September 17, 2017
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