After the tremor of massive earthquake of 7.5 Magnitude hit on 25th April, 2015 followed by numerous aftershocks resulted an inconceivable loss of lives and property in 14 districts of Nepal. The effect of the tremor has been felt over a mountainous stretch of 120 kilometers from Gorkha to Sindhupalckowk. So far more than 8500 death and 14355 people injured (Source: MoHA) have been reported. About 1.7 million Children were affected in the worst-hit districts and hundreds of thousands were made homeless.
In Nepal, where the developmental activities of infrastructure and services had just been pacing up, were seriously affected due to this earthquake. In the emergency situation, many people faced the problem of getting basic services like food, shelter, hygiene & sanitation, health services etc.
Kavre district, which lies near to Kathmandu valley, is one of the most affected districts in terms of human casualties, injured people and infrastructural damage. This earthquake has devastated 51929 houses completely and 23179 houses are partially damaged in Kavre District. Also, 367 people had lost their lives and more than 1009 people are injured. (Source: DDC Kavre).
In this crucial phase, Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC, Nepal), undertook the holistic approach with hand in hand coordination with Terres des homes(Tdh) for ensuring child protection, education, WASH and Health for emergency response to recent earthquake that hit in the district. District Health Office of Nepal Government planned to construct permanent Health Post in the selected area affected by earthquake. As a response to this comprehensive approach, KIRDARC took the responsibility of 15 Health Post in Kavrepalanchok district to build 4 Prefabricated Health Post and 11 permanent type Health post as recommended by DHO under financial support by Terre des hommes (Tdh).
Total Beneficiaries VDC wise:
TOTAL= 78454 people
Health and sub-health posts are rendered functional and are providing all basic health services as defined by the government.