Volunteers step up relief efforts in remote Nepal villages

Nepal Earthquake

Some remote areas of Nepal remain without help, two weeks after the major earthquake. So volunteers have stepped in to make the dangerous trek to deliver food. CCTV’s Tony Cheng traveled with one man through the mountains of Northern Nepal.

Volunteers step up relief efforts in remote Nepal villages

Volunteers step up relief efforts in remote Nepal villages

Some remote areas of Nepal remain without help, two weeks after the major earthquake. So volunteers have stepped in to make the dangerous trek to deliver food. CCTV's Tony Cheng traveled with one man through the mountains of Northern Nepal.


Chinese medical experts work to prevent epidemic in Nepal
A break down in sanitation following a major disaster like the South Asia earthquake can become a breeding ground for disease. That’s why Chinese medical experts are joining with Nepalese health officials in disease prevention efforts. CCTV’s Wang Tong Xuan filed this report.

Chinese medical experts work to prevent epidemic in Nepal

Chinese medical experts work to prevent epidemic in Nepal

A break down in sanitation following a major disaster like the South Asia earthquake can become a breeding ground for disease. That's why Chinese medical experts are joining with Nepalese health officials in disease prevention efforts. CCTV's Wang Tong Xuan filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Chinese medical experts are educating locals about disease prevention as well as taking samples of their food and drink.
  • The medical team is the second of its kind dispatched by the Chinese government after the earthquake.
  • Working closely with Nepalese Health Ministry, they have completed their analysis of over 130 water samples, and conducted surveys in 33 affected areas.