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  • Everest Awakening, a benefit concert for Nepal and beyond at City Winery New York.
    Benefit concert at City Winery for Nepal and beyond featuring Patti Smith
    On Sun., May 17 dedicated patrons gathered at City Winery for a benefit concert help in conjunction with Everest Awakening to raise support for the people affected by the earthquakes in Nepal and beyond. Patti Smith performed at the concert with...
  • Nepal's mountain climbers bring aid to earthquake victims
    Elite athletes to help WFP bring food aid in Nepal
    Last week on the Huffington Post I wrote about an amazing group of women who are helping earthquake victims in Nepal. These are members of the Seven Summits Women Team of mountain climbers.This is an elite group of the world's best climbers....
  • U.S. and Nepalese military loading relief supplies
    U.S. military on a mission to help Nepal
    The tragic crash of a U.S. military helicopter, which was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers, was part of a humanitarian operation to help earthquake victims. It's called Operation Sahayogi Haat, which means “Helping Hand...
  • WFP's Emergency Telecommunications Cluster
    Internet plays key role in Nepal food aid
    Imagine if you lost your internet service. Picture having no email capability or access to net-based information for days, even weeks. Yikes! How would the loss of the internet affect your daily work?But now let's thicken the plot. Imagine if...
  • Helicopter crash
    U.S. Marines killed in helicopter crash in Nepal
    Six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese service members were killed in the crash of a Marine UH-1Y Huey helicopter during earthquake relief operations in Nepal, the Pentagon announced May 15."Today, our hearts are heavy with grief for the U.S....
  • Helicopter search
    U.S. Marine helicopter found crashed in Nepal
    The wreckage of a missing U.S. Marine Corps aid helicopter has been found in Nepal during a search by American and Nepalese troops, the Pentagon announced May 15.The U.S. military has sent a ground team to assess the downed aircraft, which was...
  • Diamondere online shopping fundraiser logo
    Diamondere online shopping fundraiser: Making an impact for a meaningful cause
    Diamondere has decided to get involved in relief efforts for the Nepal Earthquake by holding an incredible online shopping fundraiser. 100% of proceeds were recently donated to the relief efforts on May 12 and the fundraiser has been extended...
  • Josh Duhamel to run again to raise money for Nepal earthquake victims
    Josh Duhamel and This Time Foundation raise aid for Nepal with Santa Monica run
    After a second shocking 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck 52 miles (83km) east of Kathmandu, close to Mount Everest last night, leaving many dead and missing in the rubble, it was definitely a time to call for action for actor Josh Duhamel. The...
  • Missing Marines
    U.S. Marine helicopter missing in Nepal
    A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese service members has gone missing while aiding earthquake recovery efforts in Nepal, the Pentagon announced May 12.The "status of those aboard is unknown,"...
  • Nepal earthquake
    Nepal earthquake near Mount Everest kills dozens with magnitude 7.3
    A new Nepal earthquake struck near Mount Everest on Tuesday killing dozens and injuring more than a thousand. This is the second devastating quake to hit Nepal within two and half weeks. Tuesday's earthquake had a magnitude of 7.3 compared...
  • 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes already devastated Nepal
    7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes already devastated Nepal
    Quake-ravaged Nepal was knocked to its knees again last night as another major shift in the earth caused a magnitude-7.3 to hit remote mountain districts northeast of the capital of Nepal, only 2-weeks after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shocked the...
  • Charity Miles Can Help with Nepal Earthquake Relief
    Nepal: how runners, walkers can help today
    She was gone. 13-year-old Sangmaya was lost under the rubble of Nepal's massive earthquake. Her family frantically searched for her. The first hours of digging revealed nothing. "I lost all hope," her mother recalled.But the third...
  • U. S. troops working hard on relief in Nepal  (Slideshow)
    U. S. troops working hard on relief in Nepal (Slideshow)
    The Nepalese government requested assistance after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country April 25. At which time the U. S. military transported members of the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team and urban search and rescue teams to...
  • Hold Onto Hope
    Hold Onto Hope
    The devastating earthquake in Nepal makes us remember how vulnerable we are.The thousands of people who died in the earthquake have finished their time on Earth. We can imagine that they were taken by surprise and weren't prepared for their...
  • Air aid
    U.S. military sends more cargo planes to aid Nepal
    The U.S. Air Forceannounced May 7 that it has sent four C-130 Hercules transport planes to Nepal to aid earthquake recovery efforts in the impoverished country.The planes, which are assigned to the Air Force's 374th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air...
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