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Nepal begins process to deliver grants nearly a year after quake

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SLOW AID. An elderly Nepalese woman sits in front of her shelter in a camp for earthquake survivors in Ghola Village, Dhading, Nepal on January 23, 2016. File photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Funds will begin trickling to tens of thousands who are still living in tents in earthquake-hit Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (Mar. 14, 2016) — Nepal authorities opened banking channels Sunday, March 13, to start distributing reconstruction cash to earthquake victims, almost 11 months after the tremor killed nearly 9,000 people and destroyed more than half a million homes.

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