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Almost ten months ago on April 25 2015, Nepal was rocked by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake.
Our Global Village Coordinator, Maddy, recently led a team of volunteers in the Philippines. She writes about her experience working on a Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction project.
During Nepal’s winter, the temperature averages an icy 9 degrees, and in the night it can drop below zero. This is the first winter Nepal has experienced since the earthquakes in April and May last year, and with so many families still without homes or in temporary shelter, this winter will feel even colder.
Tom Southern, CBRE Pacific Executive Chairman, traveled to Nepal to volunteer on our disaster recovery efforts in Kavre, Nepal. Here, he shares with us his Global Village experience first hand…
Six months have passed since a 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015, with the epicentre about 80 kilometres north west of the capital, Kathmandu. This was followed by another magnitude-7.4 earthquake to the north east near Mount Everest on 12 May.
Sophie Cooke, Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Regional Program Manager for South Asia, shares her experience of volunteering and leading a Global Village team to Nepal last month to help with the disaster recovery efforts six months on from the devastating earthquakes.
In South Australia, we have started construction on another new home and are continuing bushfire recovery efforts.
Habitat for Humanity has completed distribution of temporary shelter kits to earthquake affected families in Nepal.