[Owasp-leaders] Help and Pray for Nepal

John Patrick Lita john.patrick.lita at owasp.org
Thu Apr 30 13:02:06 UTC 2015


i will design a shirt then sell it to produce money to send in nepal..

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 6:17 PM, Noreen Whysel <noreen.whysel at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Thank you, Yune,
>
> I will let you know when I hear from him. Internet isn't always easy to
> come by. At least one person has responded. When I know more I can report
> to the community.
>
> Noreen Whysel
> Community Manager
> OWASP Foundation
>
> On Apr 29, 2015, at 9:07 PM, Yune Sung <yune.sung at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> Thank you very much for your information about Nepal's situation.
> I remember that Bhupal Sapkota of Nepal chapter, he came to Jeju, Korea
> for OWASP AppSec APAC 2013, and he was very delighted with community.
>
> Hope everyone is safe.
>
> Please let me how to help them.
>
> Thank you very much :-)
>
> Yune, Korea chapter
>
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Noreen Whysel <noreen.whysel at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Thank you Rio!
>>
>> I have also reached out to Guarab and our Nepal chapter leader Bhupal
>> Sapkota and other members of our Nepalese community to extend a hand as
>> they work through this tragedy. Many are unsheltered and in need of food.
>> Guarab is busy helping and has regained internet access, which improves
>> what he can do for Nepal immensely.
>>
>> I plan to add some information about how our community can help Nepal and
>> will put these ideas into the News Flash which will go out today (perhaps a
>> bit delayed).
>>
>> One thing that we as a security community are aware of but it bears
>> repeating is to be cautious about who we give our aid to. Many unsavory
>> entities crop up at this time to take advantage of our charity and grief.
>> We can help Nepal by engaging our own networks to give to known relief
>> agencies.
>>
>> I am collecting a few more thoughts about this and other ways that we can
>> use our unique skills to help out. Look for that newsletter shortly. I can
>> report if/when, I hopefully hear from other members of our OWASP community
>> in Nepal.
>>
>> Noreen Whysel
>> Community Manager
>> OWASP Foundation
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 12:47 PM, Riotaro OKADA <riotaro.okada at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Leaders,
>>>
>>> The Nepal chapter lead Gaurab Raj Pant has contacted me today,
>>> and told me their situation.
>>>
>>> ================================
>>> As I’m sure you already know, a devastating 7.6 Richter scale
>>> earthquake hit Nepal on the 25th April 2015, at 11: 58 AM, destroying
>>> many historical landmarks, houses, roads and killing approx. 3725
>>> people in 48 of 75 districts in Nepal while the death toll still
>>> continues to rise.
>>>
>>> Continued tremors are still being felt, meaning everyone is out on the
>>> open area where ever they can find. Should tremors continue (which has
>>> stopped for the last few hours) and if people are out like this, we
>>> are likely to see huge challenge of basic supplies like water and also
>>> major public health disaster. If tremors stop and people can go to
>>> their homes and their life, Kathmandu, for the most part, should be
>>> fine. Outside Kathmandu, the situation is severe. Thousands are now
>>> homeless, have lost all supplies to the quakes, students have passed
>>> away, and community members continue to cry out for help but to no
>>> avail. From what we have seen in our attempt to provide relief, there
>>> has been no effort from the government or other agencies in rural
>>> Nepal.
>>>
>>> Please help Nepalese.
>>> ================================
>>>
>>> And he and his family are safe so far, but living at tents in open space.
>>> People need Medical, Tents, Cloths, water purifier continuously, though
>>>  Red Cross has fed these. As for chapter members, some could be
>>>  connected safe but still some are not still connected, Gaurab said.
>>>
>>> I do not have enough information to help them but I strongly encourage
>>> all of you chapter leads to find how to help Nepal's people and society
>>> from various ways.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Rio
>>>
>>> --
>>> Riotaro OKADA
>>> OWASP Japan Chapter
>>> Leader
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