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Nepal Earthquake 2015: Emergency Relief

On 25th April, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck 80km northwest of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The strong tremor has caused severe loss of life and widespread damage across the country; thousands of casualties have been reported and critical infrastructure has sustained significant damage. The toll is expected to rise as more information from affected areas becomes available. PBV ‘s response team is deploying to Kathmandu on 2nd May in order to carry out a rapid needs assessment and assist affected communities through the provision of emergency supplies. The team is in contact with partners on the ground and is working closely with community stakeholders, UN agencies, governmental groups and NGOs to […]

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Mar

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Guest Speaker: Lisa Orloff, NPO World Cares Center (Peace Boat Center Tokyo, March 26th 2014)

Peace Boat is proud to welcome Lisa Orloff, Founder and Executive Director of NPO ‘World Cares Center’, to speak at the Tokyo Peace Boat Center on March 26th.

The New York-based nonprofit, established after the 9.11 terrorist attacks, empowers communities through disaster response coordination and delivers disaster preparedness trainings to communities both in the US and abroad.

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