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Ways to help Nepal earthquake victims

Ways to help Nepal earthquake victims
Ways to help Nepal earthquake victims
Ways to help Nepal earthquake victims
Ways to help Nepal earthquake victims

Many international aid agencies are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has claimed more than 3,700 lives. Nearly 100 aftershocks, including a magnitude-6.7 temblor Sunday, have hindered rescue efforts and terrorized residents sleeping in open squares and parks. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online: UNICEF The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, says nearly 1 million children in Nepal need help. UNICEF says it is preparing two cargo flights with a combined 120 tons of humanitarian supplies including medical and hospital supplies, tents and blankets, for urgent airlift to Kathmandu. Check here! WORLD FOOD PROGRAM The U.N. World Food Program says logistics and emergency response teams have arrived in Kathmandu. Check here! Help Nepal Network Help Nepal Network(HeNN) is the one of the largest charities in Nepal. Currently, HeNN is actively involved in bringing relief on the ground both inside and outside the capital. Check here! MERCY CORPS Mercy Corps warns that prices for essential supplies in Nepal are rising quickly. The group says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society to help distribute essential household supplies, shelter kits and tarpaulins. Mercy Corps has 90 staffers on the ground in Nepal, some of whom have lost their homes in the quake. Check here! SAVE THE CHILDREN Save the Children says it has staff in 63 districts and emergency kits, hygiene materials and tarpaulins already in Nepal and ready for distribution. Additional supplies and emergency recovery teams are being flown in. Check here! OXFAM Oxfam says its team in Nepal is assessing needs and it is sending emergency food, water and sanitation supplies. "Communication is currently very difficult. Telephone lines are down and the electricity has been cut off making charging mobile phones difficult. The water is also cut off," country director Cecilia Keizer says in a statement. Check here! DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS Doctors Without Borders, also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres, says it is sending medical staff and supplies to Nepal, including emergency surgical teams. Check here! JDC The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is providing relief and medical supplies and sending a disaster relief team. Check here! SAMARITANS PURSE The Christian aid organization has deployed a disaster relief team and initial supplies for 15,000 households to support partner hospitals. Check here! LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF The Lutheran aid group is on the ground trying to meet basic needs such as the distribution of water filtration units and quilts. Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online: UNICEF The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, says nearly 1 million children in Nepal need help. UNICEF says it is preparing two cargo flights with a combined 120 tons of humanitarian supplies including medical and hospital supplies, tents and blankets, for urgent airlift to Kathmandu. Check here! WORLD FOOD PROGRAM The U.N. World Food Program says logistics and emergency response teams have arrived in Kathmandu. Check here! RED CROSS The International Committee for the Red Cross says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society and has a team working on emergency response. Check here! MERCY CORPS Mercy Corps warns that prices for essential supplies in Nepal are rising quickly. The group says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society to help distribute essential household supplies, shelter kits and tarpaulins. Mercy Corps has 90 staffers on the ground in Nepal, some of whom have lost their homes in the quake. Check here! SAVE THE CHILDREN Save the Children says it has staff in 63 districts and emergency kits, hygiene materials and tarpaulins already in Nepal and ready for distribution. Additional supplies and emergency recovery teams are being flown in. Check here! OXFAM Oxfam says its team in Nepal is assessing needs and it is sending emergency food, water and sanitation supplies. "Communication is currently very difficult. Telephone lines are down and the electricity has been cut off making charging mobile phones difficult. The water is also cut off," country director Cecilia Keizer says in a statement. Check here! DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS Doctors Without Borders, also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres, says it is sending medical staff and supplies to Nepal, including emergency surgical teams. Check here! JDC The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is providing relief and medical supplies and sending a disaster relief team. Check here! SAMARITANS PURSE The Christian aid organization has deployed a disaster relief team and initial supplies for 15,000 households to support partner hospitals. Check here! LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF The Lutheran aid group is on the ground trying to meet basic needs such as the distribution of water filtration units and quilts. Check here! CARE The humanitarian organization that fights global poverty is on the ground in Nepal. Check here! WORLD VISION The Christian aid organization is on the ground assessing the disaster in Nepal. Check here! PAYPAL GIVING FUND The web payment company announced it was waiving fees for donations to the Nepal relief effort. It was delivering donations through its PayPal Giving Fund to several of the aid groups listed above, among others. Check here! CARE The humanitarian organization that fights global poverty is on the ground in Nepal. Check here! WORLD VISION The Christian aid organization is on the ground assessing the disaster in Nepal. Check here!


Updated : 2021-09-21 02:07 GMT+08:00