One of our writers reflects upon her time in Nepal, her Nepali friends and those who died in the recent earthquake. "My heart hurts for the people of Nepal — they unconditionally welcomed me into their hearts, homes and lives. A piece of my heart will forever be in the Himalayas."
"BGR teams are on the ground and beginning to put a more definitive plan in place for assessing the damage and need,” said Pat Melancon, BGR’s managing director of disaster response and training. “The teams will examine the overall need and decide how we can best respond, with a focus on providing what is needed to sustain life during the initial stages of the relief operation.”