A Community Centered Response to the Nepali Earthquake

  When the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in late April, I was out of the country. Asleep when the phone rang, I woke up to my daughter’s voice. Herself also receiving updates from Boston where she was enrolled in school, she briefed me on the earthquake’s aftermath. The historic Dharahara (a significant nine floor tower … More A Community Centered Response to the Nepali Earthquake

Helping Build Shelter for the victims of 2015 Nepal Earthquake

On the 25 April a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, which killed 8,631 people. This number includes 154 people who lost their lives during the 12 May (7.3 magnitude) earthquake. The United Nations estimates that 8 million people have been affected by the quake. The government claims that approximately half a million houses have been … More Helping Build Shelter for the victims of 2015 Nepal Earthquake