Tag Archives: helicopter

A Chance Meeting

Airport meeting gives insight into what British Charity CAN is doing in Nepal

Doug Scott, CBE, made the first British ascent of [the south-west face of] Everest in 1975, and since then has wanted to help the mountain people of Nepal.  He founded UK based charity, Community Action Nepal (CAN).  Since CAN started operation in 1994 […]

Meeting Needs in Nepal

By Angela Harding It’s my first time in a helicopter1 and when Captain Tord Niklas asks me what I think, I instinctively reply that it’s surreal… the’ lighter than air’ sensation as we gently lift off the ground is something that you don’t experience in a fixed wing aircraft. It’s out of this world! It’s […]

Nepal Update, August 13, 2015

Here are also some short stories demonstrating the difference the helicopter facility is making:

Lakpa and Sanatan, Nepali Volunteers

Lakpa and Sanatan survived the Nepal earthquake intact in Kathmandu, but felt desperate to help their fellow countrymen who were suffering. Through friends and a Facebook plea for volunteers, they and many others began contacting their foreign friends […]

The Salvation Army Delivers Solar Lamps and Food in Nepal

Betsy Baldwin (Technical Advisor – Disaster Relief and Recovery for the The Salvation Army World Service Office) reports on the Salvation Army’s recent flights in the Nepal earthquake relief effort:

May 15, 2015 – Visit to Sambung, Sindhupulchok

The Salvation Army delivered food and solar lamps to Sambung in Sindhupulchok.

The Salvation Army made a second visit […]