When the earthquakes of April and May 2015 destroyed buildings in Nepal, they put at risk the preservation of Kathmandu heritage.
All Hands Volunteers have been extending their knowledge of shelter construction to provide cover for some of the most important artistic features of architecture and culture in the Kathmandu Valley.
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All Hands Volunteers is not your ordinary disaster response organization. Our volunteers aren’t ordinary, our projects aren’t ordinary, the needs we meet aren’t ordinary. We move into communities and call them home. This means we can listen to what the real needs of the community are, and every set of volunteers has unique strengths which come into play in finding creative ways to serve these differing needs. Nothing’s too outside of the box, because to us, there is no box to begin with.
Immediate Response | Kathmandu & Sindhupalchok, Nepal
On April 25th, a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal near the capital city of Kathmandu, the worst of its kind in more than 80 years. More than 9,000 people were killed, a further 23,000 were injured and the mass destruction to infrastructure and homes was vast. Aftershocks continued to shake the country in the weeks that...LEARN MORE >
Rebuild & Recovery | Nsanje, Malawi
In early January 2015, Malawi experienced heavy rains accompanied by storms and high winds, all of which resulted in massive flooding mainly affecting the southern part of the country. Of the affected areas, Nsanje, Chikwawa and Phalombe are the worst hit, with Zomba and Blantyre also being badly affected. 1.15m people have been affected altogether, with an...LEARN MORE >