building of a temporary shelter following earthquake

Local people in Nepal come together to build a temporary shed for the people who have lost their homes following the earthquake. — ACT/DCA/Shikhar Bhattarai


Another major earthquake (7.4 magnitude) has struck Nepal. The massive earthquake and aftershocks that shook Nepal and neighboring countries on April 25th left thousands dead or injured. While it is too early to know the additional damage caused by this quake, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) will continue supporting the work of our partners in Nepal through ACT Alliance in recovery efforts from the April 25 quake and will respond as needed to the most recent one.

PDA Response

PDA's local partners through ACT Alliance have been working in Nepal for several years and are on the ground assisting many who have survived the quake by distributing immediate life-saving supplies such as water, food, shelter and medication.

PDA is committed to the long-term response. As long-term recovery plans are developed, PDA will accompany and further financially support our partners in the area to ensure a comprehensive recovery is sustained. 

How you can help

The needs for this response will be great. God's people are once again called to stand in the GAP for disaster survivors.

Give.  Financial assistance will be needed to help with the response. Financial gifts can be designated to DR999999 with a reference to Nepal. Give through your local congregation, online, or by mailing a check to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) P.O. Box 643700 Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.

Act.  Please refer to the PDA material Aid policy concerning material donations.  Like us on facebook and share updates with your congregation.

Pray.  Pray for the people of Nepal who once again are seeking safety in open areas; and  pray for our partners and all who are engaged in the relief and recovery efforts. .



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