Nepal Emergency Relief

on Thursday, 30 April 2015. Posted in Current Projects, Bangladesh, Vanuatu, Current News, HERO Shop, Vocational Training - Self Sufficiency - Income Generation, Schools - Education, How to Be A HERO, Human Trafficking, Cambodia


Nepal needs your help today!

mumnepalbeahero.jpgA major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 people died in a devastating quake.

The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar and sent thousands of panicked residents on to the streets of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu.

It had a magnitude of 7.3, compared with the 7.8 of the 25 April quake.

So far, at least 48 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured, officials say. At least 17 have also died in India.

Relief efforts have begun, however the need in Nepal is great. Be A HERO partner Global Development Group currently has four projects delivering emergency relief:

J537R Heartland Emergency Relief Project
is located in Kathmandu, the epicentre of the earthquake. This project is positioned in prime position to deliver effective emergency relief to those worst affected by temphousenepalbeahero.jpgthe earthquake.

Along with providing much needed emergency relief this project is also focusing on structural assessments of buildings, repairs required and counselling for school students, staff and families. This is to ensure the long term safety and well-being of the Nepalese people.

J742NR Lighthouse Emergency Relief Project has been started to help deliver emergency relief to the most needy in the aftermath of the earthquake. This includes requirements such as temporary shelter, food and water and medical requirements.

J863N WFP Emergency Relief Project is a partnership with the World Food Program. This project is aimed at providing much need food to those worst affected by the earthquake. Food is the most urgent of requirements at the moment for the Nepalese people affected.

Money donated to this project will help World Food Program provide food to families who need it the most.

J870R Metamorphic Disaster Relief in partnership with Metamorphic, this project has access to over 80 groups in Nepal via community leaders.
Some of these communities are in some of the hardest hit areas.
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The project has three goals; the first is to provide clean safe drinking water by water filtration, the second is to provide shelter to those that are vulnerable, especially children and the third goal is to provide emergency food supplies

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David & Fiona

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