28.04.2015 / For immediate release
Human Appeal increases presence in Nepal
As Nepal’s Prime Minister warns that the final death toll from the weekend’s earthquake could reach 10,000, and with more aftershocks predicted over the next few weeks, Human Appeal has increased its presence in the country.
We have mobilised a disaster response team from both our Pakistan and UK offices, who arrive in Nepal today.
In addition, we already have a 20-strong emergency response strategic partner on the ground whose priority in the first 72 hours was search and rescue. They have also carried out a needs assessment on the ground and as our teams join together, we will be looking to expand quick impact projects to maximise our impact.
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