Nepal Earthquake 2015

“Absolute destruction”

ZAKA volunteers responded to the Nepal earthquake and brought specialized knowledge and expertise to the remote areas.


ZAKA set up some of the first mobile emergency medical clinics in remote, difficult-to-reach locations. Carrying much-needed medical supplies, emergency rescue and recovery equipment
and humanitarian aid, the ZAKA paramedic volunteers drove through previously impassable roads to reach mountain villages, where residents thought they had been abandoned to a cruel

Among others, the ZAKA team rescued stranded travellers taking shelter in a remote monastery and ensured their safe return home. Tragically, after a long and complex operation in difficult
terrain, the ZAKA volunteers, together with family members and friends, succeeded in locating and recovering the body of a missing hiker.


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