Emergency (Earthquake) Response

The great earthquake of 25th April that rattled the country most caused the intensification of vulnerability of the people living with mental health and psychosocial problems. Losses of public and private property along with immense human causalities are among the cause of psychosocial vulnerability that not only triggered the persons living with psychosocial problems but the new cases are emerged among different age groups. Taking into the consideration of this fact; KOSHISH developed emergency response plan targeting to the people affected by the earthquake with due emphasis to their psychosocial well being. Major activities conducted as emergency response programs are;

  • Capacity building of health workers in existing health facilities of the government
  • Community based psycho education
  • Psychiatric OPD
  • Medication support
  • Psychosocial Counselling
  • Follow up
Major Achievement of the intervention
  • 229 perseons who were provided psychotrophic medicine as per consultant doctor's recommendation
  • 215 persons visited psychiatric OPD sessions
  • 770 persons got Psychosocial counseling
  • 1160 students, 1203 community people, 220 health workers and 95 police personales got orientation about mental health and psychosocial issues
Direct Donation
Funds can be sent to:

Nabil Bank Limited Satdobato, Lalitpur, Nepal

Account Name: KOSHISH
A/C No.: 03901017500074
Swift Code: NARBNPKA

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