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Aid Agencies Pour Into Nepal - and Then What?


World  (tags: asia, Nepal, aid agencies, aid, earthquake, disaster, experiences )

Naoko
- 1421 days ago - irinnews.org



   

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Rose Becke (141)
Friday May 1, 2015, 2:45 am
It is such a poor country it must be hard to coordinate all the disaster relief
 

Naoko i (257)
Friday May 1, 2015, 5:14 am
There are some Japanese organizations working in Nepal with local organizations/communities, to which I've gladly donated.
 

Ben O (135)
Friday May 1, 2015, 5:48 am
I hope they learned from Haiti...
 

Robert O (12)
Friday May 1, 2015, 10:35 pm
That's what I'd like to know. Thanks Naoko.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 5:05 am
Help one help himself
 

pam w (139)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 7:10 am
I'm worried about the pollution from cremating all those bodies! Generally, Nepalese will cremate along the shores of a river and then sweep any remaining ashes, bones, etc, into the water.

How will they handle over 5000 bodies?
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 9:08 am
thank you!
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 12:20 pm
Thanks
 

Adrienne L (9)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 1:21 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 1:25 pm
Thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 1:51 pm
Thanks for shairng.
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 3:43 pm
Thanks Naoko
 

Janis K (129)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 4:28 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Vicky P (476)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 4:35 pm
Well, I hope all the aid gets to the people and not to the government or corruption like the Philippines disaster or Haiti
 

marie C (163)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 5:35 pm
Here here Vicky I was going to list other countries but decided too depressing
 

Maggie D (69)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 9:43 pm
At this point it seems that they are overwhelmed with people and underfunded. Thanks, Naoko.
 

Debra G (0)
Saturday May 2, 2015, 10:53 pm
Good that lessons were learned after the debacle coordinating aid in Haiti. I'm sure there will be more lessons learned after this disaster.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 3, 2015, 1:45 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Marija M (25)
Sunday May 3, 2015, 4:29 am
tks for sharing
 

. (0)
Sunday May 3, 2015, 7:27 am
The same thing that happened in New Orleans and again in Haiti and just about everywhere else lately is happening in Nepal. The funds and supplies donated get tied up in red tape. Then they conveniently disappear. A small percentage reaches the people in need. That's the way it's always been.
 

Winn A (179)
Sunday May 3, 2015, 10:41 am
Prayers continue for all . . . .
 

Naoko i (257)
Sunday May 3, 2015, 4:05 pm
In Nepal's case, the real obstacles such as distructed roads do hinder the rescue operations. But I decided not to donate the charities that say they donate the money to the Embassy of Nepal in Japan. Kind of sad, though.
 
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