Earthquake One Year On Event

One year on

A year after the Nepal Earthquake, Raju from ACN visited the UK to update INF's supporters. Use the links below to see and hear one of his presentations.

Reflection powerpoint - images and music
Raju's PowerPoint presentation
Raju Events-6
Nepal Earthquake Facts
  • The first earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.8 struck just before midday [local time] on Saturday 25 April
  • It was the first major earthquake in Nepal for over 80 years
  • The epicentre was 80 km from the capital, Kathmandu, which moved 1.5 meters south from its original position
  • The second quake happened near Everest on Tuesday 12 May
  • There were hundreds of aftershocks following the first earthquake
  • About 8,800 people died in collapsed building, landslides and avalanches
  • Nearly 22,000 people were injured
  • It is estimated that over 800,000 people were affected
  • Many historic buildings were damaged or destroyed
  • Half a million homes were destroyed, with some villages in remote areas being completely flattened

For more information visit the UN's website

INF’s relief effort
  • Within 48 hours our medical team was treating around 500 injured people in Gorkha, near the epicentre
  • INF gave initial emergency relief to more than 3,000 families
  • We distributed in excess of 65 tonnes of food within the first few weeks
  • We provided temporary shelter to over 840 families
  • More than 4,450 blankets helped to keep people warm
  • Other essentials, from matches to mattresses, were given to those in need
  • Green Pastures Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre received and treated casualties of the earthquake
For all press enquiries please contact media@inf.org.uk
INF Nepal Earthquake
Packing Supplies
Earthquake supplies for children
Nepal Earthquake medical camp
Man in front of earthquake damaged house
Temporary Medical Centre after earthquake
counselling an earthquake survivor
surviving after the earthquake