Project Nepal: IDP Camps

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In and around Kathmandu there are several IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) Camps, which were set up for people from Tatopani, in the Sindhupalchok region. This region was badly affected by the earthquake and almost everyone lost their homes. All Hands Volunteers has built community centres and water stations in one of those camps and dug trenches at the start of monsoon season in order to prevent the camp from flooding and diseases spreading. At some point they had about 1,800 people living there, but now they have had to send families away due to water and supply shortages. Also now that the roads are clear again, people can actually start returning home. Currently there’s still about 500 people living there. As these people are not from the Kathmandu region, they have no jobs, many can’t go to school, and basically have nothing to do all day. A team of AHV…

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