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Ben
- 1268 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
It is the nightmare scenario aid workers and government officials have long feared: a massive earthquake striking NepalâEUR(TM)s densely populated Kathmandu Valley, with tens of thousands feared dead...



   

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Ben O (140)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:09 am
In terms of per capita casualty risk, the valley - as the area is known locally - is the most dangerous place in the world.
The capital city and its surrounding suburbs of some 2.5 million people sit in one of the most seismically active areas of the world; declining or non-existent construction standards, haphazard urban development and a population growing 4 percent annually have compounded the risk.

While disaster preparedness awareness has increased, protracted political instability has weakened risk reduction potential. The last major earthquake (1934) flattened Kathmandu, killing thousands and destroying 20 percent of the city’s buildings...
 

Claudia A (70)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:11 am
:( ...
 

Ben O (140)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:15 am
Nepal earthquake and Everest avalanche kill 2,200 people with huge aftershock causing more chaos.
(The Telegraph)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/nepal/11562782/Nepal-earthquake-live.html
 

Naoko i (257)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:28 am
I donated to two Japanese organizations that have been working in Nepal. There're others also started fundraising but I can't do much right now in terms of money donation.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:35 am
Thanks Ben...was wondering if you know of a charity that's helps both people+animals. Shared
 

Ben O (140)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:51 am
Now I have a request; Care2, please give an option to help the people of Nepal. "Click to donate", "Butterfly credits" or whatever. They need all the help they can get, and they need it now! Show us that You Care2, thanks very much!
 

Ben O (140)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 6:54 am
Latest news from ABC News:
http://abcnews.go.com/topics/news/nepal.htm
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 7:56 am
Shared with hope
Thank You, Ben!
 

Animae C (507)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 7:56 am
T.Y. Ben
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 10:42 am
Thank you Ben. I know someone over there right now. Just devastating what has happened.
 

Ben O (140)
Sunday April 26, 2015, 10:47 am
I just heard on the news; -2,500 casualties...devastating indeed...
 

Ben O (140)
Monday April 27, 2015, 4:47 am
BBC news, May 27:
At least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, police say.
More than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre...
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32475030
 

Ben O (140)
Monday April 27, 2015, 11:28 am
More than 3,600 people are now known to have died in the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal at the weekend, with more than 6,500 people injured...(BBC, 3 hours ago)
 

Ben O (140)
Monday April 27, 2015, 11:30 am
Nearly one out of a milion members have noted this...fantastic!
 

Ben O (140)
Monday April 27, 2015, 11:32 am
No, seriously, -Imagine if we actually were ONE million members that would really Care2...
-WOW!!!
 

fly bird (26)
Monday April 27, 2015, 11:34 am
Thank you so much for posting, Ben.
Will share.
 

Jim Ven (0)
Monday April 27, 2015, 2:02 pm
thanks for the article.
 

Vicky P (476)
Monday April 27, 2015, 3:52 pm
donated yesterday
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 5:28 am
I'm still waiting for Care2 to give us an option to help the people of Nepal...all help is needed NOW!
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 5:29 am
BBC News, 30 minutes ago:
Nepal is "on a war footing" as it tries to help survivors following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.
Sushil Koirala said the government was doing all it could but was overwhelmed.
The UN has estimated that eight million people have been affected - more than a quarter of the population. Foreign aid is arriving but being hampered by congestion at Kathmandu's sole airport.
The death toll from the 7.8-magnitude quake is now 4,356, but Mr Koirala said it could reach 10,000.
"The government is doing all it can for rescue and relief on a war footing" in a "difficult hour" for Nepal, Mr Koirala told Reuters news agency.
He has also admitted that lack of equipment and expert personnel meant the "appeals for rescues coming in from everywhere" in many cases could not be met...
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32494628
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 5:35 am
About "Click to donate": -Let "Wolves", "Animals Rescue" and "Seals" take a break and give us the option "Help Nepal". Show us that You Care2, and do it NOW - Thanks very much!
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 7:18 am
Now I see that the daily action is "Save Lives in Nepal"...thank U so much, Care2!
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 7:35 am
And, let all of the gifts "A day of safe drinking water for a child" (200 butterfly credits) go to Nepal. Thanks!
 

Ben O (140)
Tuesday April 28, 2015, 10:35 am
Click to help...for free!
http://greatergood.com/?utm_source=CTGtabs&utm_medium=TabLink&utm_campaign=TabBar
 

Ben O (140)
Wednesday April 29, 2015, 3:39 am
BBC News, thursday, april 29:
Relief starts reaching remote villages.
Aid has begun to reach remote regions near the epicentre of Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal.
As relief efforts continue in the Kathmandu Valley, the UN says the response is broadening to include areas such as Dhading and Gorkha.
The 7.8 quake has claimed more than 5,000 lives. Many survivors remain in desperate need of food and water.
Thousands of people are queuing to board buses and leave the capital, amid fears of further aftershocks.
The government is providing free transport for Kathmandu residents. School buses have been sent to supplement overstretched services...
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32507783
 

Bob P (394)
Wednesday April 29, 2015, 7:22 am
Thank you Ben
 
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