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Rajendra survived the earthquake
May 1, 2015

Rajendra crawled for his life when the earth quaked

When the earthquake shook Nepal and everyone ran outside their homes for shelter and safety, Rajendra was left behind. He has polio which is a disease that affects both his legs to an extent that he cannot stand or walk.…
This image shows Patan Durbar Square, Lalitpur city, which experienced significant devastation
Apr 28, 2015

Nepal earthquake: Questions & Answers

Questions and answers on the Nepal earthquake, including the importance of ensuring a disability inclusive response. What happened?On 25th April 2015 at 11:41 local time a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, with the epicentre 81km northwest of Kathmandu. There were…
On 25th April 2015 at 11:41 local time a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, with the epicentre 81km northwest of Kathmandu. There were tremors of up to two minutes and by evening, at least 18 aftershocks had been felt.  By 8pm local time more than 800 people are known to have died, with more than 2000 casualties. The number of casualties is expected to increase greatly as information is collected.  This image shows the collapsed building described below by Mitralal Shrestha, CBM Nepal Finance and Admin Officer.
Apr 26, 2015

Catastrophic Earthquake shakes Nepal

A massive earthquake struck Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Saturday morning, 25 May 2015. Thousands feared dead and injured. A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 has shaken the Himalayas Nepal and adjacent regions in India on Saturday morning. The epicenter was…
Please donate to ensure that no one is left behind in the Emergency Response to Cyclone Pam
Mar 25, 2015

Our Pacific neighbours with disabilities need help

Imagine navigating damaged roads and buildings if you are unable to see, hear or walk. Cyclone Pam has had a huge impact on human infrastructure, lives and livelihoods, particularly for people with disabilities living in Vanuatu. cbm is prioritising the…
Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines
Dec 5, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

Typhoon Hagiput – locally known as Ruby – made landfall in the Philippines on the 6 December. cbm is monitoring the situation. Typhoon Hagupit (locally named Ruby) made landfall on the Eastern Samar coast, near the town of Dolores (link…
Typhoon Haiyan: a classroom for children with disabilities
Nov 3, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan: a classroom for children with disabilities

Mardy Halcon from our cbm South East Asia & Pacific Regional Office is amazed by the achievement of cbm’s emergency response in terms of rebuilding “better”. In the following blog article “A day in an awesome place with wonderful kids”…
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