Episode 2: Nepal Earthquake Response
The conclusion to the Leychang Birthing Center Mission. The team finally arrive to the remote mountain village of Leychang Nepal after a stressful 8-hour journey through monsoon on unforgiving road. Episode 2 explores the earthquake destruction, and find the health post in rubble. The team then build a semi-permanent shelter and conduct labor and delivery training.
With them are Katie Hilborn and Eric Moffet from Global Orphan Prevention, Laxmi Tamung from the Midwifery Society of Nepal, and Curtis Taylor, Kamal Soun, and Gaurav Karki from the Maternity & Health Crisis Response Team.
Nepal is still recovering from earthquakes on April 25th (7.8 magnitude), April 26th (6.7), and May 12th (7.3), followed by 366 aftershocks and counting. While no longer in immediate survival mode, people are still displaced living in temporary shelters with a pressing concern for sanitation issues and lack of water.
Watch Episode 1 at: vimeo.com/135734877