Jim Wungramyao Kasom, World Vision India
The global aim is to reduce the number of disaster affected people, by 2030.
Jitendra Prakash / Reuters
Villagers are literally struggling to keep their heads above the water.
A national recovery framework to deal with disasters is imperative.
As with all disasters, the extent of the carnage was dependent on the preparedness, resilience and accessibility of the country's health care system and its ability to deal with the flood of patients requiring urgent, life-saving treatment. In this regard, the Government of Nepal must be given credit.