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  • Snow leopard, Yeti ask for help to feed Nepal
    Yeti, snow leopard ask for help to feed Nepal
    The short story and coloring book, "The Snow Leopard, the Yeti and the Girl Who Climbed Mount Everest" shows the importance of food for children in Nepal and around the world. The story features Nimdoma Sherpa, the legendary mountain...
  • WFP aid continues in Nepal
    Nepal: WFP announces key transition in earthquake aid
    Two months after the earthquake in Nepal, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it's transitioning from emergency relief to recovery projects. WFP has been leading hunger relief in Nepal, providing food to around two million.Now, the food aid...
  • Telecommunications team connects humanitarians in Nepal
    Internet experts continue to help Nepal food aid
    Last week at The Huffington Post I wrote about how the internet plays such a major role in feeding the hungry during emergencies. The technical experts of the World Food Programme in Nepal are a great example. They are the ones that restore...
  • People in Need after Nepal earthquake
    Food security deteriorating in Nepal quake areas
    The United Nations is reporting that hunger is quickly escalating in areas affected by Nepal's earthquakes. In a report released yesterday, the UN said in remote mountain areas 70 percent of families have "poor or borderline food...
  • Qatar's Nepalese migrant workers
    Qatar denies leave for Nepalese workers in wake of devastating earthquakes
    There are roughly 400,000 Nepalese migrant workers working in Qatar in preparation for the country’s 2022 World Cup. Following the powerful earthquakes that rocked Nepal and left more than 8,000 dead, Qatar responded to requests for leave...
  • 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...
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    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...
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