Three local relief workers share their experience of the 2015 Nepal earthquake at NIC’s Stan Hagen Theatre Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation to NIC’s Global Learning Initiative.

Relief workers offer firsthand account of Nepal earthquake rescue efforts

After the Earth Shook, the story behind the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

  • Nov. 23, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative for After the Earth Shook, the story behind the 2015 earthquake in Nepal from the perspective of three local relief workers.

Mountain guide Jason Stevens, registered nurse Jen MacDonell and emergency medical technician Jan Neuspiel will share their greatest learning experiences and the most unexpected challenges from their 2015 disaster relief work in Nepal.

The event takes place Wednesday, Nov. 25 in NIC’s Stan Hagen Theatre at the Comox Valley campus, starting at 7 p.m.

Admission is by donation to NIC’s Global Learning Initiative, a student-driven project that creates partnerships with local communities and individuals to foster awareness of global issues.

Students learn about health and social practices locally and abroad by experiencing different contexts and cultures.

Donations of men’s socks and clothing will be collected on behalf of the Comox Valley Eureka Club.

For more information, contact Cathy Clark at 250-334-5067 or email catherine.clark@nic.bc.ca.

 

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