Heifer International [to 25 April 2015]
April 25, 2015
Earthquake Impacts Area of Heifer Projects in Nepal
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday has impacted an area of Heifer International projects near the capital Kathmandu, Heifer officials said Saturday. Heifer staff are working to assess safety of families as well as determine damage to homes and any loss of animals. All Heifer Nepal staff are reported safe, said Padma Singh, senior director of Heifer’s Asia Programs. Telephone lines have disrupted communication.