Three years ago, a severe earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck Gorkha district, west of the capital city of Kathmandu. We speak to Concern’s Head of Emergency Operations, Ros O’Sullivan, about preparing to lead the deployment to Nepal after the 2015 earthquake and his first day on the ground.
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As we mark the halfway point of this milestone year in Concern's history, CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on his recent trip to Haiti to thank staff for their tireless efforts.
Wind down the B.P Koirala highway to Sindhuli Madi and you’ll find an energetic town that seems to have entirely escaped the destruction of Nepal’s recent earthquake.
It’s been one month since the ground began violently shaking across Nepal – today, the streets of Kathmandu still sporadically tremor.
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.
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.
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.