where help is needed most.
from information that we gathered from local people , we have chosen Sindhupalchok
as our area of interest.
Sindhupalchok is 5 hours drive from Kathmandu .
our team of 11 people was split into two sub teams , with each teams covering
different earthquake affected areas.
team A consists of Dr Suku , Dr Lim and Mr Yusry.
team A already departed to the designated area the day before.
and me with the acting ambassador of Malaysia in Nepal .
even buses for the public has to cross waterfall like this to get through the road.
because i can't figure out why this man can still smile after all the destructions
done by the earthquake.
who knows what happened to his family ?
house collapsed , children went missing ? wife injured ? parents dead ?
these villagers already has nothing. no electricity , no phone lines.
but now after the earthquake , even the ' nothing ' were taken away from them.
they have beyond nothing now.
but how come this man can still smile?
our Base Camp 1 is located at a school in Chanaute Village in Sindhupalchok.
within minutes , the place is flooded with villagers that came
all the way from their villages in the mountains , with hopeful faces
when then came to know that relief team has arrived at their village.
and served as our Base Clinic
it was already day 10th after the earthquake when we arrived ,
and she haven't received any medical attention to her fractured foot yet.
for ourselves yet.
we managed to treat approximately 200 patients within 3-4 hours.
after finishing clinic , we quickly put up our tents and cook ourselves
some instant noodles.
this remains our only source of power because there was no electricity in the village.
hills to minimize danger in case if another earthquake occurs.
Day 2 in Nepal
GEC Nepal Medical Relief Mission
4th to 11th May 2015