Hindu Janajagruti Samiti will be sending a team to assist the relief operations in the quake affected areas. Hindu Janajagruti Samiti and other like minded organisations in India and Nepal have decided to participate in the relief work for victims of Nepal earthquake. H. H. Dr. Charudatta Pingale, National Guide of HJS is in contact with such organisations in Nepal with view of providing aid to victims. This relief work will be carried out in between 1st May to 20th May 2015.
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Oxfam, a confederation of NGOs, currently has “aid workers … on the ground, preparing to launch a rapid response to ensure food and water reaches” survivors, according to its site. They are focusing on providing clean water and sanitation to thousands of those affected, as these services are vital for basic health and also prevent the potential second crisis of illnesses like cholera and diarrhea.
As per the words of Zubin Zaman, Oxfam India Deputy Director -‘Our priority is to ensure that people affected have adequate humanitarian assistance and we are able to prevent secondary disasters, including outbreak of disease by providing safe water and critical sanitation support. Hundreds of thousands of displace people need urgent humanitarian assistance now – including children and women who are forced to be out in the open, huddled in groups with no food, safe water, or shelter.’
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Handicap International is a four-star charity that works with people with disabilities and vulnerable populations. Handicap International’s team of 53 staff members in Nepal has been working around the clock to address the needs of the injured in two Kathmandu hospitals. Several emergency specialists who will set up an emergency base will join them further. Handicap International’s rehabilitation adviser, assessed the situation in Gorkha, an isolated region very close to the epicenter. He traveled in conjunction with the organization International Medical Corps.
To know more, please visit Handicap International.