We’ve been listening to vulnerable communities
said shelter materials were the most useful. Others prioritised food, clothes or blankets. We heard that circumstances vary, and our aid response should too.
said cash was the most useful
said information and technology would help them be better prepared in the future
said safe housing would help them most in the future.
*Statistics are based on a sample of 179 people surveyed in the Gorkha and Dhading in February 2016. Participants were asked to comment on all aid received, not just that given by Christian Aid.See the detailed statistics
We’re listening and calling for change
At the first World Humanitarian Summit, we want international commitments to:
- Ask, listen and respond to the people who are directly affected by disasters.
- Help support local governments and organisations so they are properly equipped to deal with the crisis.
- Invest in disaster prevention, ensuring communities are well prepared to respond to future disasters.