Category Archives: Disaster Relief

NDRCS Project Update

As usual these days, it has been a while since my last post and even longer since I updated on my work here in Nepal and what it is that’s keeping me too busy to write more blog posts… As

NDRCS Project Update

As usual these days, it has been a while since my last post and even longer since I updated on my work here in Nepal and what it is that’s keeping me too busy to write more blog posts… As

367 days on

Yesterday marked one year on from the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25th 2015, changing the courses of many lives for ever, including my own. At least, yesterday was the anniversary date in the Georgian calendar, as the

367 days on

Yesterday marked one year on from the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on April 25th 2015, changing the courses of many lives for ever, including my own. At least, yesterday was the anniversary date in the Georgian calendar, as the

National Disaster Recovery Coordination Secretariat

So, story of my life right now seems to be starting blog posts apologising for not having written for a while and that I’m therefore now going to jump to current news and fill in the missing gaps as and

National Disaster Recovery Coordination Secretariat

So, story of my life right now seems to be starting blog posts apologising for not having written for a while and that I’m therefore now going to jump to current news and fill in the missing gaps as and

VSO Stories – What comes after an earthquake

VSO Stories – throwback to an interview I did in June 2015; What comes after an earthquake: Jessica’s story – Written by Meryl Westlake, VSO In April 2015, a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, taking over 9,000 lives and

VSO Stories – What comes after an earthquake

VSO Stories – throwback to an interview I did in June 2015; What comes after an earthquake: Jessica’s story – Written by Meryl Westlake, VSO In April 2015, a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal, taking over 9,000 lives and

People, resilience, life carrying on…

It’s been an extremely busy month since my last post but unfortunately I do not have time to explain in detail so with just a few words I’ll have to let the pictures do the talking to keep you up to date.

People, resilience, life carrying on…

It’s been an extremely busy month since my last post but unfortunately I do not have time to explain in detail so with just a few words I’ll have to let the pictures do the talking to keep you up to date.

Chautara update, a few months on

On September 1st, equipped with a new temporary visa, I was finally ready to set off back to Chautara. It was really interesting to see with fresh eyes to progress made since I had left last time but also since

Chautara update, a few months on

On September 1st, equipped with a new temporary visa, I was finally ready to set off back to Chautara. It was really interesting to see with fresh eyes to progress made since I had left last time but also since

Wrapping up, for a short break…

#1 July 4th saw another much needed weekend of R&R in Kathmandu before my final 2 weeks in Chautara (for now). Monsoon rains are in full swing causing increasing difficulties for everyone still sleeping outside their homes and those trying to

Wrapping up, for a short break…

#1 July 4th saw another much needed weekend of R&R in Kathmandu before my final 2 weeks in Chautara (for now). Monsoon rains are in full swing causing increasing difficulties for everyone still sleeping outside their homes and those trying to