The deadly 7.6 magnitude earthquake of 25 April 2015, with its epicenter in Barpak in Gorkha district, resulted in massive loss of human life and property in various parts of Nepal.
As of now the death toll is more than 8,000 with many more injured. According to government data, 134,864 houses have been completely destroyed and 92,971 have been partially destroyed. The United Nations estimates that the earthquake has affected approximately 8 million people, of whom 1.4 million have been directly affected. Moreover, there is a risk that the lack of sanitation, clean drinking water and untimely rescue operation may give rise to an epidemic.