Posts Tagged: VSO

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

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

A week in the life of…

Following on from a fabulous day in Thulosirubari, I launched into a diverse and action packed week. I decided it’s worth at least trying to capture an essence of it to better give an insight into my life here in

A week in the life of…

Following on from a fabulous day in Thulosirubari, I launched into a diverse and action packed week. I decided it’s worth at least trying to capture an essence of it to better give an insight into my life here in

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

What does an earthquake feel like?

In light of the second, high magnitude earthquake to hit Nepal on May 12th, I have been conducting various interviews with the UK press in order to try and explain the situation from my perspective, show what I am working

What does an earthquake feel like?

In light of the second, high magnitude earthquake to hit Nepal on May 12th, I have been conducting various interviews with the UK press in order to try and explain the situation from my perspective, show what I am working