Nepal Earthquake, Outside Shechen Monastery

Living outdoors at Shechen Monastery

As you probably know, Nepal has been devastated by a massive 7.9 earthquake.

Thousands are dead and thousands are living outside. As the tremors continue, it’s unsafe to be inside.  Some buildings have been virtually demolished and others heavily damaged.

The people of Nepal are faced with serious challenges including maintaining an adequate supply of water and food, and restoring electricity. Medical needs and trauma also top the list.  Trauma may be compounded for some individuals due to the innumerable aftershocks which occur after a significant earthquake like this one as well as the unimaginable loss involved.

4 Ways You Can Help the People of Nepal

Naturally, we’re all shocked when such an incredible travesty takes place anywhere in the world and spontaneously want to help. Here are 4 ways you can help the people of Nepal, which includes many Tibetans who live there now after fleeing Tibet due to the Chinese Occupation.

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