May 7, 2015
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IIMA attends to the least, that they not feel alone
In Nepal, the commitment of IIMA toward the population affected by the earthquake continues through the provision of various forms of relief. In recent days, from dawn until late at night, braving all odds, the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have managed to reach several interior villages in the districts of Kavre and Ramechap Manthali Bajar with material assistance.
These are areas not yet reached by aid agencies, and the population is even now without food. The already poverty-stricken families have now lost the little they had in the earthquake. The relief work undertaken by the Salesian Sisters thus alleviates their sufferings and helps them not to feel abandoned.
In the high-altitude village of Chisapani, which is about 80 km from Katmandu, relief materials were distributed to 450 families whose houses were destroyed. This has been possible thanks to the delivery of the first consignment sent there.
The girls of the sisters’ hostel are trying to make contact with their families for news, for more information on their present needs, and also hoping to be able to reunite with their loved ones as soon as possible. In the next few days, they will undertake more travel to continue the distribution of relief materials.
To give an idea of the devastation of the earthquake and the relief supplies offered by IIMA in these days of emergency need, IIMA has released a short clip on Facebook.