On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Sonali Bisht is Founder and Advisor to the Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE), which works for community-based sustainable development in the central Himalayan region of India. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (EGFAR) and of the Indian government’s Uttarakhand Bio-diversity Board. Sonali is a writer, development worker and advocate.