Transcript For 'WFP Aerial Assessments After New Earthquake Hits Nepal (For the Media)'


Richard Ragan: We just initiated a rapid assessment in response to this recent earthquake which happened in the eastern part of the country. We wanted to quickly determine if staff was safe, whether there had been any impact to our ongoing operations and also to get a sense of, if there were new areas that were impacted by this recent 7.4 magnitude quake.

Jasmine Shaky: I felt really scared this time, after so many days I felt there was earthquake (aftershocks) of 4 to 5 (Richter scale) but I didn’t actually feel them, so this time it was very big and I was afraid that, something happened to my house or something hoping nothing happened to my house, I was very scared at that time