Monsoon Misery hits Nepal again!

Last weekend, from the 12th to the 14th July, there was continuous very heavy rain across Nepal leading to flooding, landslides, crop destruction, and loss of life in 28 districts of Nepal, as well as in north east India and Bangladesh. Even Kathmandu has suffered badly with the Kalanki area of Kathmandu very flooded, and many areas being slightly flooded - even the NLT offices. The roads through the hills have suffered badly with landslides, including the main route through for NLT on the Si...
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Update on Eileen Lodge – Founder of NLT

Eileen will be moving with her carers to new accommodation. The new accommodation is part of the Patan Koinonia Church property and will be a good setting for Eileen. Eileen will have lots of visitors from the church and will enjoy lots of converstions. Also, Thank you to those who prayed regarding the pacemaker for Eileen. The medical staff involved have now decided that fitting a pacemaker would be inappropriate considering her age and fragility.
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Tragedy at Kathmandu Airport

Many of you will have heard about the tragic airplane crash that occurred at Kathmandu Airport on Monday 12th March with the loss of 49 lives. The causes are unclear, but our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this terrible accident. Please do pray for the survivors and their families, and also for the relatives of those who died.
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NLT Headquarters still under threat!

Many of you will be aware of the struggles NLT has had for the last three years with the road-widening programme that the Nepali government has been pursuing and which has necessitated the demolition and removal of ten feet of our building right across its 80 foot frontage. We extended the office five feet backwards using the small strip of land that we owned behind the office and have remodelled the interior to include this space. It has been a long and difficult job and NLT work has contin...
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Eileen Lodge – Support needed for Care Costs in Nepal

It is now quite a number of years since Eileen was actively engaged in working with the organizations she founded, and she has been largely wheelchair or bed-bound in Kathmandu since a hip operation had a poor outcome several years ago. At 91 years, Eileen needs care day and night which is provided by four faithful Nepali carers. She has continued to be an encouragement and blessing to many, and is loved and appreciated by Nepalis as can be seen by the certificates of appreciation around her...
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Strike and Blockade Over

Those of you who have been following the situation in Nepal will be pleased to hear that the blockade and strike that have crippled the country for months are now apparently over. Please pray that things will get back to normal soon and that the fuel and gas situation will improve rapidly. High numbers of patients are expected at Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre, as many people who could not get there due to the transport problems can now travel at last. It should also mean that the relief work i...
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