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Australian consumers' commision is warning about possible scams related to charities in Australia that claim they are fundraising for Nepal's earthquake's victims.
By
Rajish Aryal / SBS Radio Nepali

11 May 2015 - 5:20 PM  UPDATED 11 May 2015 - 5:24 PM

If you are donating money to help earthquake victims in Nepal, how will you know if you are giving your money to charity scammers? Australian competition and consumer commission's deputy chair Delia Rickard has this advice.

SBS Radio Nepali spoke with Nepal's minister for Information and Communication, Minendra Rijal, who confirmed the country is still awaiting foreign financial aid that was initially promised.

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25 thousand houses inspected
Two thousand five hundred engineers have now inspected 25 thousand homes in Nepal after they were damaged by the recent earthquake. Nepal Engineering association's chairman Dhruba Thapa spoke to SBS Nepali about the work they are currently doing across the country. Listen to the report here.

Earthquake proof houses
Strictly abiding the building-construction guidelines goes a long way to save houses from being damaged by earthquake, says Melbourne based Engineer Tilak Pokharel. He is flying to Nepal to inspect houses that were damaged by the recent earthquake. Listen to the report here.

NRN to build 1,000 houses
Speaking with SBS Nepali, NRN President Shesh Ghale has expressed his confidence to build one thousand houses to re-accommodate people who have lost their homes in recent earthquake. Listen to the report here.

 

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