What's Happening?
Updated 5/12/12

On May 11th, 2015 at 12:35pm the US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 7.3 earthquake in eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after the devstating 7.9 earthquake that occurred approximately 35 kilometers east of Lamjung, near Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu on Saturday, April 25th. The devisation has claimed thousands of lives and injuries, and destroyed homes and infrastructure.

The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar, near Mount Everest. Followed by magnitude 5.6 and 6.3 aftershocks within minutes of the initial quake. At least 29 people have been killed and 1,006 injured, according to the Nepali government. The

The latest tremor was also felt in northern India and Bangladesh, and was centred east of the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, in a rural area close to the Chinese border.

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UNICEF is mobilizing an urgent response to meet the needs of children affected by a major earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. With children accounting for half the country's population, UNICEF fears the disaster will have a severe impact on children. http://www.unicef.org/

 

 

How Can I Help?

While the full impact is still being evaluated, there are actions you can take to help those that are responding to this crisis.

Please pray for those affected by the earthquake in Nepal and for all who are working to respond to the disaster.

Give what you can to a Nepal Earthquake Fund
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Fishers of Men Nepal has been a ministry partner with the Church for many years.  We have had ongoing communicaion with the leaders since the earthquake and we praise God for their safety. They are already in the affected areas working to bring comfort and support to those displaced and injured. Please continue to keep them in your prayers as they run towards the devestation with the hands and feet of Christ Jesus.

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Fishers of Men Earthquake Relief
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Fishers of Men Nepal has been a ministry partner with the Church for many years. They are native to Nepal and are working right now to bring comfort and and support to those effected and displaced by the earthquake.

 

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Fishers of Men Nepal has been a ministry partner with the Church for many years. They are native to Nepal and are working right now to bring comfort and and support to those effected and displaced by the earthquake.

 

 Donate through Pay Pal

Donate through Simply Giving

- See more at: http://www.livelifetogether.com/nepal-earthquake-relief?p_p_id=56_INSTANCE_92iCXgPd5ZMV&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=normal&p_p_mode=view&p_p_col_id=column-3&p_p_col_count=1&_56_INSTANCE_92iCXgPd5ZMV_className=com.liferay.portlet.journal.model.JournalArticle&_56_INSTANCE_92iCXgPd5ZMV_classPK=728809#sthash.lAOgIke2.dpuf
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