Nepal remains in urgent need of assistance after powerful earthquakes rocked the country on April 25 and again on May 12.
More than 8,600 people have died, roughly 17,000 have been injured, and more than 750,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged as a result of the quakes and aftershocks, according to recent estimates from the Nepalese government.
In response to the crisis, the United States, in coordination with the government of Nepal and international relief groups, is providing much-needed help to affected people in urban and rural areas. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced an additional $9 million in funds for earthquake relief on May 19.
The U.S. has supplied the following earthquake relief to Nepal as of May 18:
A USAID map highlights U.S. government assistance for the Nepal earthquakes and indicates areas that have sustained the most damage.
As of May 15, the U.S. government has provided over $34 million for earthquake response and recovery efforts in Nepal. Much of this funding supports water and hygiene needs, humanitarian coordination, logistics and the distribution of relief commodities.
Take action for earthquake relief. USAID provides a list of relief agencies in Nepal that you can support.