Post earthquake, Nepal calls for international donors to help with reconstruction efforts

By: | Published: June 15, 2015 2:00 AM

After suffering two massive earthquakes, which killed over 8,000 people and destroyed an estimated 5,00,000 houses, Nepal will ask for international donors to help support a reconstruction plan.

After suffering two massive earthquakes, which killed over 8,000 people and destroyed an estimated 5,00,000 houses, Nepal will ask for international donors to help support a reconstruction plan.

The Nepali government has stated that the disaster has resulted in a USD seven billion loss to its economy and said that 36 countries and 24 donor agencies had been invited to a conference to pledge their support, News24 reported.

Two massive quakes hit the Himalayan nation on April 25 and May 12, killing an estimated 8,787 people and rendering almost a million homeless.

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