Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

Devastating earthquake hits Nepal on April & May 2015 25 April, 2015 occurred to be one of the most unfortunate days for the Nepalese, as the massive earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes hit Nepal affecting almost 30 districts including Kathmandu followed by deaths of nearly 9000 people and 18000 injuries. Mainly, 14 districts are the worst hit districts namely Sindhupalchowk, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dhading, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Rammechap, Kavre, Dolakha, and Dhading. More than 2 lakhs households were damaged, hundreds of villages flattened and almost 5000 schools were severely affected. Continuous aftershocks; mainly the strong aftershock of second day measuring 6.7 magnitude and of 18th day measuring 7.1 magnitude, worsened the situation and added up more causalities. People resided under tarpaulin and tents for over a month. Rescue and relief tasks were conducted immediately after the disaster with the support of various countries all over the world.