On April 25, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Kathmandu Nepal. So far this tragedy has claimed over 4,000 lives and counting. Many many more have been left injured and homeless. If you are feeling disheartened and want to find a way to help here is a list of organizations providing aid and disaster relief. Even if you are unable to give monetarily , please remember, sending your love, prayers, and spreading awareness is just as vital in this healing process.
Update: Our friend Anil Mahato is traveling to his home country to bring emergency supplies to those in need. He will be documenting his entire journey on YouTube for everyone to follow and see the direct impact of their donation.
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(Titles are all hyper-linked to organization’s Nepal donation relief funds)
The U.N. World Food Program says logistics and emergency response teams have arrived in Kathmandu.
Mercy Corps warns that prices for essential supplies in Nepal are rising quickly. The group says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society to help distribute essential household supplies, shelter kits and tarpaulins. Mercy Corps has 90 staffers on the ground in Nepal, some of whom have lost their homes in the quake
Oxfam says its team in Nepal is assessing needs and it is sending emergency food, water and sanitation supplies. “Communication is currently very difficult. Telephone lines are down and the electricity has been cut off making charging mobile phones difficult. The water is also cut off,” country director Cecilia Keizer says in a statement.
Doctors Without Borders is sending medical staff and supplies to Nepal, including emergency surgical teams.
Save the Children says it has staff in 63 districts and emergency kits, hygiene materials and tarpaulins already in Nepal and ready for distribution. Additional supplies and emergency recovery teams are being flown in.
The organization has deployed a disaster relief team and initial supplies for 15,000 households.
The humanitarian organization that fights global poverty is on the ground in Nepal
The International Committee for the Red Cross says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society and has a team working on emergency response.
The U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF, says nearly 1 million children in Nepal need help. UNICEF says it is preparing two cargo flights with a combined 120 tons of humanitarian supplies including medical and hospital supplies, tents and blankets, for urgent airlift to Kathmandu.
Paypal is waiving all fees for donations given to the Nepal relief effort Paypal distributes these donations to multiple humanitarian organizations providing aid
Thank you to ABC News for creating this list of aid effort