Archive for: May 2015

Adventure Blog Disaster Response Travel
On Shaky Ground In Nepal –
May 16, 2015
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I was stumbling around in the middle of the night trying to make it to the squat toilet.  Taking short, quick steps I was in a hurry, aiming my headlamp at the ground to avoid tent stakes and electrical cords.  In the distance I saw something white and red floating nearby and gasped as I […]
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Blown Away In Nepal
May 9, 2015
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Talking About Our VSAT Internet/Wifi coverage w Canadian Docs Crumbled Hospital In Dhunche  – Replaced By Canadian Red Cross Field Unit My little yellow tent sailed off the cliff where I had slept the night before.  I couldn’t stake it down because of the rockface, so left my duffle inside as anchor against the strong winds whipping up […]
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After The Shock In Nepal
May 9, 2015
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VSAT Installation at Choutara – Norwegian Red Cross Hospital When the dogs wake you up at night with frantic barking it might be time to put on your shoes and get ready to run.   So far, dogs have been reliable indicators of aftershocks ranging from mild to let’s exit the building.  Right now we are […]
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Shaken In Nepal
May 9, 2015
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Working W Nepalese Red Cross – Achyut Bhatterai    The aftershocks, which have been rolling across Kathmandu sporadically since April 25, shake the region almost as much as the initial 7.8 quake.  People are skittish of enclosed spaces.   Families whose houses are still standing continue to sleep in the open.  Aid workers sleep jumpily in the few […]