Operation Sankat Mochan
Operation Sankat Mochan (Nepali: संकट मोचन, Operation Crisis Relief) is a Nepal Army earthquake relief operation following the April 2015 Nepal earthquake; the Nepal Army has deployed 90 percent of its force.
|Operation Sankat Mochan|
ओपरेशन संकट मोचन
|Part of Response to April 2015 Nepal earthquake|
Nepal Army and Turkish Disaster Relief aid worker working together.
Earthquake-affected areas of Central Nepal
|Objective||Search and rescue, disaster relief|
|Date||26 April 2015 –|
|Executed by||Nepal Army and Indian Army|
Nepal army took three phase operation initiative.
- Phase 1: Immediate response
- Phase 2: Coordinating Rescue and Relief
- Phase 3: Current Recovery operations
Hundreds of army personnel from different countries and 17,000 Armed Police Force officials support the Nepal Army. Countries include India, China, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Bangladesh, Israel, Netherlands, Bhutan, Poland, USA, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, France, Spain, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Belgium, Russia, Norway, UK, Switzerland, Germany and UAE. India leads the countries in personnel with 962 and China comes in second with 370.
- "Nepal PM faces ire of quake victims". The Hindu. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
- The Assam Tribune Online, Nepal quake toll rises above 3,700, 2015 April 27
- "Deadly earthquake: Death toll reaches 4,400", Kantipur (daily), 28 April 2015
- "Operation Sankat Mochan : Nepal Army Official", 8 May 2015
- "NEPAL QUAKE: Death toll hits 4,769", The Kathmandu Post, 29 April 2015