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Help Nepal recover from devastating earthquake

Students and staff are calling on support for Nepal following an earthquake that is known to have killed more than 5,000 people.
 
The university's Nepalese Society has set up a Go Fund Me page to raise money for people affected in the South Asian country, while it will also be collecting food and medicine donations on campus.
 
Sajan Gurung from the Nepalese Society said: "We have been looking at helping the rural areas of Nepal such as Gurkha and Lamjung, as most of the other organisations and charities have already been supporting the capital city Kathmandu."
 
Meanwhile, two academics from Brunel's Health Economics Research Group, Subhash Pokhrel and Jeshika Singh, have set up a Just Giving site. Their message is simple: donate £3 and forward the link to three friends (or more) to do the same so the fund can grow exponentially. Donations have already come in from around the world.
 
Subhash said: "What's happened in Nepal has been devastating and, while our own families over there have been fortunate, there are many who have suffered great loss. The earthquake has crippled the country and every help counts."
 
Jeshika added: "While thinking about where to send donations the first thought that came to mind was those who have become homeless, especially in rural areas where a typical village house is made of mud and wood. Rescuers are struggling to reach there so the actual loss is still unknown."
 

The Go Fund Me site can be found here

The Just Giving 3x3 Relay site is here