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Left: Torn pages of a reading book lie amongst the rubble. This is all that's visibly left of Anu Shrestra's (24) house in Sankhu, Nepal. The family's four story house collapsed entirely. The two buildings next to theirs are still partially standing but in the house opposite a mother and her two children died when it too collapsed. 'I don't think I'll be back in any kind of home in the next two years.'<br />
The family's home was located in the old bazaar district of Sankhu, Nepal, in which 980 houses collapsed and almost 90% of buildings have been left damaged.<br />
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Right: Anu Shrestra (24) lives with her mother, daughter, husband and 15 other people in a tarpaulin shelter amongst potato fields in Sankhu, Nepal. 'We are really struggling living here. I don't feel safe going to the toilet at night and the children are scared when the wind blows against the tarpaulin. It's cold and when it rains it's awful. Sometimes, there's nothing to eat.' - 'We were working in the fields preparing to plant corn when suddenly the earth shook. We looked towards our town and saw clouds of dust rising all over. We were very scared and held each other. We huddled together, we were so scared. I feel so lucky to be alive.' - 'I'm still worried about the things buried inside my house. There are some metal water pots and legal documents about the field and house.' - 'Everybody knows what it feels like when your shelter suddenly vanishes. I'm worried for my children, how to feed them and how to take care of them. They are suffering from stomachache and diarrhoea. Yesterday, a truck came to help retrieve things buried inside people's houses but it couldn't get to my house.' Oxfam GB has distributed hygiene kits in Sankhu. The kits contain a bucket for clean water, a bar of soap, oral rehydration salts, and towels, helping people to meet their basic sanitation needs. Oxfam has also provided the community with emergency latrines to help prevent the outbreak of infectious diseases.<br />
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