Manitoba Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Earthquake Victims in Nepal
Posted April 27th 2015
Manitoba will provide $200,000 for immediate humanitarian assistance in Nepal following a devastating and deadly earthquake on April 25, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.
The earthquake and subsequent aftershocks have caused widespread damage leaving thousands of people in urgent need of food, shelter and medical supplies.
“Manitobans join the rest of the global community in expressing our sorrow and condolences for the people of Nepal,” said the premier. “There is an enormous amount of work that needs to be done to help bring relief to Nepal and we acknowledge our role in assisting wherever we can.”
This funding announcement comes after emergency consultations with the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation, which is closely monitoring the situation in Nepal through its member organizations.
We are aware of the following members responding to the disaster in Nepal: