It’s been one month since the ground began violently shaking across Nepal – today, the streets of Kathmandu still sporadically tremor.
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As the death toll in Nepal continues to rise, and with millions affected by the earthquakes, Simon Starling asks what we need to do to be better prepared for recurrent disasters.
Concern Worldwide is distributing shelter and supplies to families in some of the hardest-hit districts of Nepal. In the last few days, distributions have taken place in mountainous villages across Dolakha and Sindhupalchok Districts.
Concern CEO Dominic MacSorley writes about the importance of addressing the root causes of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean with sustainable political solutions.
A second major earthquake struck Nepal yesterday causing significant damage to the already devastated country. Concern’s Crystal Wells reports first-hand on her experience of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake in Bhirkot, Dolakha district yesterday.
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal today about 300km north of Kathmandu, in a remote area near Mount Everest.
Even before the earthquake struck, Nepal’s rural communities suffered from stark isolation. In this series of portraits, we find out how the women of Nepal’s countryside villages are coping with terrible destruction in their small communities.
Co-ordinating an emergency response is a difficult and challenging task. Concern is working with local partner organisations, Rural Reconstruction Nepal and Nepal Water for Health, to assess the situation in Nepal and to distribute aid as quickly as possible to those who need it most. Here are answers to some common questions that have arisen as a result of the 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake.
Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal and its devastating aftershocks have had a disastrous impact. At the time of writing, the deaths of 4,310 people have been confirmed while over 8,000 are injured – this already-horrific number is expected to climb in the coming days.