On June 1st, Jesus Village Church and Jesus Heart Church delivered donations for Nepal relief to Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Northeast Asia Branch through KAC.
More Information at: http://mcccanada.ca/learn/what/relief/nepal-earthquake
In response to the Nepal earthquakes MCC is delivering assistance to more than 3,000 families in the districts of Dhading, Lalitpur and Okhaldhunga. Through MCC’s local partners families received food and household items such as tarps, blankets, mattresses, hygiene items, kitchen utensils and flashlights.
In addition, in Lalitpur MCC are providing oral rehydration (like Pedialyte) and hygiene supplies as well as supplemental food to families with children under two years old.
MCC’s partners for this emergency response are SAHAS (Group of Helping Hands) Nepal in Okhaldhunga district; Rural Institution for Community Development (RICOD) in Lalitpur; and Shanti Nepal in Dhading.
MCC has completed relief projects:
- In Okhaldhunga district 789 households received emergency food, and 489 of those families also received household items such as tarps, flashlights, soap and kitchen utensils.
- In Lalitpur, through MCC’s partner MCC distributed three weeks of food assistance to 300 households as well as kitchen utensils, blankets, tarps, water treatment supplies and soap.
- In Dhading district 1,100 households received two weeks of dry food. This helped meet immediate needs while further assessment is done in this remote area
There are still current projects still in need of support.