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Nepal Earthquake

Urgent appeal by IDNS to combat caste discrimination in Nepal earthquake relief efforts

A press release by International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN) says [a] rapid assessment report of the situation of Dalit communities following the Earthquakes in Nepal, has found that Dalits are discriminated in the distribution of post-earthquake relief materials, receiving less aid than those from castes ranking higher in Nepal’s caste system.

Nepal should end discrimination in earthquake relief effort: Anmesty International

Thousands in need of aid following the Nepal earthquake risk being left to fend for themselves amidst worrying signs that gender, caste and ethnic discrimination are inhibiting the aid effort, Amnesty International said in a briefing.

Nepal Tragedy: Medical Aid Provided to a Thousand People in a Week and a School Set Up for Kids by United Sikhs

Nepal is still reeling from the earthquake that devastated the historical country on 25 April, killing more than 7,800 and displacing thousands more. Two weeks after the earthquake occurred, Nepali families who live in remote villages are still not receiving the aid which they should be.

SGPC to launch relief camp in Nepal to help the earthquake victims

A SGPC team is surveying in Nepal about the needs of people effected by last week's massive earthquake. Talking in this regard, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar said that the SGPC will chalk out a strategy for extending humanitarian aid to the effective people in more efficient way on the basis of report to submitted by the surveying team.

Akal Takht Jatehdar asks Sikhs to help Nepal quake victims

Expressing condolences to the families who lost their near ones in the earthquake that hit Nepal, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh appealed to the Sikh community to donate liberally to help the families affected.

United Sikhs, Khalsa Aid reach out earthquake hit Nepal with humanitarian aid

Nepal has been hit with a devastating earthquake which has shaken the entire country to its core. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake has killed more than 3,326 people, displaced countless more and has completely torn at the fabric of the nation as scores of children have become orphans.

Around 50,000 pregnant women affected by Nepal earthquake: UN body

Pregnant women affected by the disaster require maternal health services, including antenatal care, safe delivery services, post-partum care, and, for those who experience complications, emergency obstetric services. Protections for women and girls from gender-based violence and other threats will also be critical.

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara body to send Langar (food) for Nepal’s earthquake hit people

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (DSGMC) today announced to send 'Langar' (free food) as part of humanitarian aid to earthquake hit areas of Nepal. It is notable that Nepal was hit by an 7.9 scale earthquake, which left more than a thousand dead.