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Timeline of a disaster: The first day of crisis response

Jason Kennedy | 14 August 2018 | 0 Comments

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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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake, asian earthquake emergency, humanitarian crisis, world humanitarian day, disaster, death, Aftershock, asia

#Concern50: Celebrating our survivor staff in Haiti

Dominic MacSorley | 27 July 2018 | 0 Comments

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. 

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Topics: haiti, haiti earthqquake,, concern, dominic macsorley, earthquake, Concern staff, disaster, Concern50, relief, Concern50 country series

Off the road: the challenges of distributing relief to rural Nepal

Daniel Gray | 03 June 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Nepal earthquake: one month on

Daniel Gray | 25 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Nepal Earthquake: from predictions to preparations

Simon Starling | 22 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake, disaster risk reduction

Distributing emergency supplies in the mountains of Nepal

Crystal Wells and Kieran McConville | 19 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Terror in the hillsides: eyewitness to the second earthquake

Crystal Wells | 13 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Second earthquake hits Nepal

Sadhbh Goodhue | 12 May 2015 | 0 Comments

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal today about 300km north of Kathmandu, in a remote area near Mount Everest.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Concern Worldwide's #NepalEarthquake response explained

Caoimhe Gaskin | 06 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Topics: Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

Concern to distribute emergency relief to 14,000 affected by Nepal earthquake

Sadhbh Goodhue | 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide is preparing to distribute shelter and relief supplies to 14,000 families in four of the hardest-hit districts of Nepal following the recent earthquake.

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Topics: Africa, Nepal, earthquake, Nepal earthquake

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