[Owasp-leaders] Help and Pray for Nepal

Matthew Parsons mparsons at parsonsisconsulting.com
Thu Apr 30 17:14:11 UTC 2015


+1 I agree with donating the money. 
Matt 

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> On Apr 30, 2015, at 11:50 AM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
> I'd suggest the foundation donate €10,000 to the Red Cross. I'm sure from memory the foundation has the funds.
> Who's with me!!??
> 
> Eoin Keary
> BCC Risk Advisory - edgescan
> CTO
> 
> 
>> On 29 Apr 2015, at 17:47, 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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