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United in grief and action – Harvard Gazette. May 15, 2015

‘Destruction across the city’ – Harvard Gazette, May 5, 2015

GSD students drive collaborative Nepal relief, awareness efforts – Harvard Graduate School of Design, May 5, 2015

‘I felt as if I was on a boat at sea’ – Harvard Gazette, April 28, 2015

After Nepal quake, Harvard responds – Harvard Gazette, April 27, 2015

Boston Pulls Together to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts –  Boston Magazine, April 27, 2015

Nepal rescue heroes face incredible stress, challenges – CNN, April 26, 2015


Flowminder Nepal population estimates
Population movement estimates are calculated by combining de-identified data on SIM card movements with available population data

Harvard Community with Nepal Database
Students for Nepal is creating a database of skills and interests and to connect groups so that they can move these work areas forward together.

Nepal Earthquake – Geographic Community Response
Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA)

Nepal Earthquake Response: Lessons for operational agencies – ALNAP
This paper looks at lessons drawn from previous comparable disasters and seeks to provide invaluable information and assistance to the operational agencies responding to the crisis.

Nepal Quake Aid
A collaboration between students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Business School with the support of the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Nepal Rising Campaign
Nepal Rising campaign envisions a resilient Nepal where the citizens embrace hope and responsibility and come together to rise from the current adversity for a thriving future.  The campaign’s mission is to organize a global collaborative campaign for relief, rebuilding, and resiliency in Nepal.

Nepal: The First Two Weeks
Podcast from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Red Cross Mobilizes as Part of Relief Effort in Nepal
The American Red Cross is helping to provide emergency humanitarian assistance by mobilizing disaster specialists and funds following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Efforts are part of a larger global Red Cross relief response, led by the Nepal Red Cross.

SAI Emergency Response and Disaster Management Project
This research project focuses on training for senior decision makers in government and for response agencies (police, fire, civil service, etc.) to help build a coherent and coordinated system-wide strategy for response; and preparing frontline responders to clinically and psychologically manage the complex patients and issues they face on a daily basis in emergency casualty areas and in EMS settings.


Building a new Nepal – After the Quake
In this SAI seminar from May 4, Prashant Jha, Hindustan Times, discusses the current situation on the ground and challenges ahead for the government.

Consequences and Responses: Lessons from and for Nepal
SAI panel discussion featuring faculty from Harvard, Tufts, MIT, and Brown about Nepal’s future, including issues of public health, water and sanitation, reconsturction of heritage sites, and equity in humanitarian response.

Webcast: Humanitarian Response to the Crisis in Nepal
Webcast from the Harvard Chan School featuring Dr. Jennifer Leaning, director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and Kai Hsiao, an MPH student at the Harvard Chan School who before the earthquake hit had studied the vulnerabilities Kathmandu and Nepal would likely face from such an event.


Where to donate for immediate relief
The Students for Nepal have identified several organizations that will have real impact with relief.