Public Radio International profiles 7 vetted charities doing relief work following the earthquake.
From Jonathan Katz, author of The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster:
If you’re trying to help Nepal: 1. Send cash, not stuff 2. Look for local orgs, not big int’l brands 3. Prepare for future disasters now.
— Jonathan M. Katz (@KatzOnEarth) April 25, 2015
A development professional formerly based in Nepal offers tips on responsible giving in Nepal Earthquake – How to Help. The writer specifically addresses volunteering, voluntourism, and Fair Trade Learning.
Finally, we at globalsl are happy to report that our collaborator and friend Martin Punaks, Country Director for Next Generation Nepal and occasional contributor, has communicated via Facebook that he and his family are safe.