04 May 2016
Anthony de la Cruz
To date, UNV Nepal has placed close to 100 volunteers in medium and long-term assignments requiring engineering and risk reduction expertise in the affected districts.
A year since, Nepal finds itself still rebuilding – a colossal task given the extent of the damage, and yet one that necessitates swift action so that people can start anew as soon as possible. As an advocate of volunteerism and staunch believer in what volunteers can give selflessly to meet development objectives, I am pleased that authorities in Nepal have indicated plans of mobilizing 100,000 volunteers for post-earthquake reconstruction. …