REPORT ON TAWAL AREA VISIT OCTOBER 2015

2016-10-31T18:01:25+10:00November 25th, 2015|

Rod and Deb went to Tawal for three days (25-28 October) shortly after arriving. We wanted to get an updated assessment of their situation following Rod’s visit in June. The five hour jeep part of the trip was terrible as the road is ungraded and barely useable. The photos could not prepare Deb for [...]

Earthquake damage Patle School Okhaldhunga

2016-11-01T13:33:02+10:00July 23rd, 2015|

Homes were destroyed On April 25 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Nepal destroying entire communities, killing more than 8,800 people, displacing more than 500,000 people and leaving millions in need of hope and security.  Weeks later on May 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake also struck eastern Nepal near Everest.     [...]

The roofing tin has been delivered

2016-11-01T13:39:43+10:00July 14th, 2015|

Awaiting the tin roofing to be delivered by helicopter       The roofing tin has now been distributed to the 1,223 families in Ri VDC who lost their homes. Carrying the tin roofing home             What an amazing effort from so many people: generous [...]

Thank you to Nepalese Association of Queensland NAQ

2016-11-01T13:41:08+10:00May 20th, 2015|

NAFA would like to thank the Nepalese Association of Queensland NAQ and the Nepalese community for their very generous donation of $37,000 to go towards the earthquake disaster relief in Tawal. This money has been sent to Nepal. Our co-ordinator in Kathmandu, Chandra Tamang will purchase the food and roofing tin and send it [...]

Earthquake Report on the lower Solu Khumbu and Okhaldhunga areas

2016-11-01T13:41:42+10:00May 19th, 2015|

On 25th April a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, the epicentre was in the Gorkha district, west of Kathmandu.  A second earthquake on 12th May measuring 7. 4, the epicentre to the east of Kathmandu and the tremors were felt as far as about 2400 kilometres away.   Patale, Okhaldhunga Solu Khumbu/ [...]

Earthquake destruction and NAFA’s response in Tawal and surrounding villages, Ri VDC, Dhading District, Nepal

2016-11-01T17:39:21+10:00May 19th, 2015|

Before the disaster -Tawal in the distance -Dhuseni in foreground  Introduction On 25th April Saturday around 11: 43 am local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake ripped through Nepal, bringing death, destruction and misery in its wake.  To date, over 8,000 people have lost their lives, thousands more are injured and hundreds of thousands [...]

Generous donations for temporary shelters

2016-11-01T17:39:50+10:00May 19th, 2015|

Nepal suffered a massive earthquake on 25th Aril 2015 and since then the country has been further destabilized by continuous aftershocks. We have received reports from our representatives in Nepal that areas where we have assisted communities with the building of classrooms, school toilets, water infrastructure and other community development infrastructure have been badly [...]

Media release Earthquake appeal 4th May 2015

2021-09-13T17:06:12+10:00May 7th, 2015|

Distressing news for Nepali community in Brisbane as supporters rally behind earthquake victims  Members of a local Nepalese Brisbane charity have received distressing news from the communities they have been working in for the past 15 years, after a massive earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April.   For the past 15 years the Nepal [...]

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