Earthquake Response: Nepal

On April 25th, 2015 a 7.8 Earthquake struck the country of Nepal killing over 3,500 people and leaving over 8 million people displaced and in immediate need of medical, food, and shelter support. Global Disaster Immediate Response Team (Global DIRT), through its Asia/Pacific Regional Office, is currently assessing the situation in preparation for deployment of K9, Rescue, and Medical technicians to support the ongoing relief effort coordinated by the United Nations and Government of Nepal.

Global DIRT needs your support in the successful implementation of this emergency operation. To donate today please follow the DONATE button on the right hand side of the page, secured through Paypal. Checks and Wire transfers are also possible through the CONTACT link at the top of this page. Global DIRT is a US 501(c)(3) listed non-profit and all donations are available for tax write-off purposes. For those looking to volunteer please click on the GET INVOLVED! link at the top of the page. DIRT works extensively to prepare teams ahead of deployments but may add additional personnel as needed with special skills including K9 Handlers (FEMA Certified), Structural Engineers, Doctors, and persons with language/dialect specific knowledge of our deployment area.

Thank you for your ongoing support and we will continue to update this page as the situation develops.

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