Almost half a million houses have been destroyed and more than 250,000 damaged, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
FOOD AND LIVESTOCK DAMAGED
The quakes also destroyed food stocks, livestock and farmland. Disruption to the agriculture, industry, and services sectors could push Nepal’s economic growth down to 3.8% this fiscal year or even lower. Many Agriculture and Livestock Service Centers have been severely damaged or destroyed, affecting their capacity to provide services to farmers.