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Super Drone

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a SUPER DRONE!

In Nepal there are numerous disaster relief teams using  drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to facilitate aid by pin pointing high damaged areas prioritising services more simply and efficiently. 362 more words

Technology

Nepal's Mountain Bikers Are Getting Aid to Isolated Quake-Hit Villages

Nepal’s national mountain biking team was making practice runs last week in Chobar, when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on April 25.

“People were screaming and houses collapsed in thick dust, making it difficult to breathe,” recalls team member Aayman Tamang. 700 more words

Stamford based AmeriCares airlifts medical aid to Nepal

STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Aid organization AmeriCares airlifted 15 tons of emergency medical aid to Kathmandu today to resupply hospitals dealing with hundreds of earthquake survivors.  185 more words

News

3 Ways to Donate to the Nepal Earthquake Relief Effort

If you’re thinking about donating to the relief effort for the ‪#‎NepalEarthquake‬, here are 3 good options:

1. A relief fund set up by RPCVs: One of the hardest hit villages was used for Peace Corps training, so many of the volunteers have lived there and know the families personally. 167 more words

VaxTrac

Tuesday 28th April 2015- The BMJ: WHO calls for $5m for earthquake relief

‘The World Health Organization has called for $5m (£3.3m; €4.6m) to help it respond to the grave humanitarian situation in Nepal after the country was hit by an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale. 61 more words

Medicine