Nepal – Day 5

The life and times of Perry...

2015-08-31 Thakre Community 010This morning we headed out for a 2 hrs drive to Thakre which is one of the most affected villages in Dhading District. According to a report by Raksha Nepalover 700 people died, 1500 are severely injured and thousands others are directly affected including pregnant women, children and old age people. There is massive loss of property, houses, animals and other infrastructures which not only made villagers miserable but also made it difficult to replenish essentials for their normal lives. (abridged)

2015-08-31 Thakre Community 016One of the first things that struck me again was the friendliness of those that we met and the appreciation that they had for any assistance that we were providing. In this instance it was 285 quilts for those in the worst affected ward. While Ralph & Shahzad helped with the distribution, MJ & I headed up into the hills to see first hand the devastation…

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