Posts Tagged: volunteer

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

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

December, December & whatever the future may bring

December. December! How did it get to be December again so fast? How did another year go by in the proverbial blink of an eye? Actually, I have a whole series of posts formulating in my head to fill in

December, December & whatever the future may bring

December. December! How did it get to be December again so fast? How did another year go by in the proverbial blink of an eye? Actually, I have a whole series of posts formulating in my head to fill in

The vital signs of recovery

#1 Though with every turn there are still many signs of devastation; #2 The Early Recovery cluster team are doing sterling work in demolishing damaged buildings and offering cash for work for debris removal. As a result, order is starting

The vital signs of recovery

#1 Though with every turn there are still many signs of devastation; #2 The Early Recovery cluster team are doing sterling work in demolishing damaged buildings and offering cash for work for debris removal. As a result, order is starting

Tarp distribution in rural Sindhupalchok

On Saturday May 30th I got the chance to travel with one of my Save the Children colleagues to monitor the ongoing distribution of tarps (robust plastic covers intended to strengthen people’s immediate emergency shelters). The distribution was in a

Tarp distribution in rural Sindhupalchok

On Saturday May 30th I got the chance to travel with one of my Save the Children colleagues to monitor the ongoing distribution of tarps (robust plastic covers intended to strengthen people’s immediate emergency shelters). The distribution was in a

Coordination mission; Chautara, Sindhupalchok

As I mentioned when I posted my last post, I was moments away from setting off on a new mission. The challenge? To move to Chautara, district headquarters for Sindhupalchok – one of the most heavily affected districts, the current death toll

Coordination mission; Chautara, Sindhupalchok

As I mentioned when I posted my last post, I was moments away from setting off on a new mission. The challenge? To move to Chautara, district headquarters for Sindhupalchok – one of the most heavily affected districts, the current death toll