Nearly 2,700 people have been killed, with many more injured – and these numbers will continue to rise as relief efforts increase. People are still being rescued from the rubble of buildings damaged during the quake.
OM has partners on the ground in areas affected by the earthquake, who are assessing how best to respond. They are now evaluating what people’s primary needs are.
Our partners in disaster situations typically distribute items including food, water, hygiene packs and non-food essentials such as clothing, blankets, heaters and fuel.