Our Advance Team has reached Nepal and is already at work coordinating our Nepal Earthquake Relief response, preparing the way for our Medical Team which will arrive soon.
Because of the earthquake damage, internet communications are sporadic. But our team was able to send back a few images of what it looks like on the ground in Nepal.
These pics are from the village of Kokona. Dr. Gary Morsch tells us there were about 20 deaths from the earthquake here. The village is essentially deserted, with those remaining sleeping outdoors due to the fear of more earthquakes. There was another aftershock here, which our team felt.
Dr. Morsch explains the photo above: “Delivering rice to a village where we saw so much destruction. The man in the Scout uniform is the village leader, and he asked for our medical team to come tomorrow. That means Sue and me, until the full medical team arrives!”