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Nepal aftershocks - the statistics

We asked 200 Nepalese people what they'd found the most and least helpful aid.

A year on from the Nepal earthquake, we asked 200 Nepalese people what they'd found the most and least helpful aid – and what it is they really need to survive a disaster in the future. See the full results below or visit Nepal Aftershocks to find out more.

 

What was the most useful support provided to you after the earthquake?

  • Tents: 25%
  • Cash: 19%
  • Zinc sheets: 18%
  • Other: 10%
  • Food: 9%
  • Hygiene kits: 5%
  • Blankets: 4%
  • Clothes: 3%
  • Shelter: 3%
  • Mats: 2%
  • Medical: 1%
  • Construction material: 1%

 

What was the least helpful support provided to you after the earthquake?

  • Everything was good: 37%
  • Food: 20%
  • Not enough relief: 14%
  • Other: 12%
  • Hygiene kits: 9%
  • Tents: 6%
  • Cash: 2%

 

How did your community help one another after the earthquake?

  • Mutual cooperation: 39%
  • Sharing resources: 20%
  • Other: 19%
  • Building shelter: 12%
  • I didn't help anyone: 6%
  • Emotional support: 4%

 

What support would be needed for your community to be better prepared in the future?

  • Earthquake-proof housing: 41%
  • Other: 22%
  • Permanent housing: 12%
  • Awareness training: 11%
  • Education: 4%
  • Info and tech: 4%
  • Government help: 4%
  • Food and clothes: 2%