• Sindhupalchok

    Nepal Earthquake

    The Nepali Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed a total of 488,789 houses destroyed and 267,477 damaged during the two earthquake period of April and May 2015. The death toll stand at 8,219 people and half a million buildings damaged or destroyed. In the most affected districts up to 80 % of the public schools are damaged or destroyed leaving most children out of school.. United Nations estimate 3 million people are in need of food aid.

    AMURT & AMURTEL volunteers are busy day and night providing basic supplies, such as essential groceries, tarpaulins and blankets, along with medical support through mobile clinics. In the first month after the earthquakes AMURT & AMURTEL has distributed food parcels to 15,300 persons, tarpaulins to 2,088 persons and 7,500 people have been treated by our medical volunteers.

    AMURT & AMURTEL is responding with relief teams in several locations and is appealing for donations.


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  • NW Self Help Stretch

    AMURT Haiti 2015 Update

    The ongoing activities of AMURT-Haiti continue full speed with several new programs joining the wide scope of long-term initiatives. The Center for Innovative Continuing Education completed in close collaboration with the University of Quisqueya has graduated the first two cohorts of 400 teachers who have …

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  • Teacher Approval

    Syria Refugee Crisis

    More than 2 million Syrians fleeing the war have poured into Lebanon so far: more than to any other country. AMURT Lebanon extends emergency relief to Syrian refugees and helps them to get their children back to school.

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AMURT’s mission is to help improve the quality of life for the poor and disadvantaged people of the world, and those affected by calamity and conflict. We encourage and enable individuals and communities to harness their own resources for securing the basic necessities of life and for gaining greater economic, social and spiritual fulfillment, while honoring their customs, language, and religious beliefs.