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Jersey's Bailiff, Sir William Bailhache, has opened a special Disaster Relief Fund to help the humanitarian effort in Nepal.
Donations will be targeted to provide relief through the supply of clean water, sanitation, food, hygiene and medicines.
Yesterday, Guernsey's Bailiff also opened a fund.
Jersey Disaster Appeal
- Bank: HSBC
- Sort Code: 40-25-32
- Account Number: 91663933
Donations can also be made by cash at Ciril Le Marquand House and at any of the island's parish halls.
Guernsey Disaster Appeal
- Bank: Nat West Bank
- Sort Code 60-09-20
- Account Number 74070487
Donations can also be made in person at the bank of any NatWest bank.
At least three Channel Islanders are safe and well after being caught up in the earthquake in Nepal, which is known to have killed more than 4,000 people.
Sheri Burt, Christine Smale and Leonie Herve from Jersey are all safe in the country which suffered its worst quake in 80 years.
The clean up operation is now underway, and both Jersey and Guernsey's Overseas Aid Commission are giving thousands towards relief efforts.
Tamsin Eames reports.
Leonie Herve from Grouville is in Nepal on a once in a lifetime trip that has turned into a nightmare.
Leonie's father Kevin was shocked to hear the news about the earthquake and says all he wants is for his youngest daughter to return home.
Guernsey's Bailiff has opened a special Disaster Relief Fund to help islanders donate to the relief effort. The purpose of the fund is to act as a focus for Guernsey donations in support of fund raising initiatives promoted by the Disasters Emergency Committee.
How to give * By bank transfer:
Bank: Nat West Bank, Guernsey
Sort Code 60-09-20
Account Number 74070487
* In person at the bank counter: Any branch of NatWest in the Bailiwick for the account of
Bailiff’s Disaster Relief Fund, number 74070487
* By post: Cheques may be made payable to Bailiff’s Disaster Relief Fund and sent to The
Bailiff’s Chambers, Royal Court House, St. Peter Port, GY1 2NZ
The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst has expressed his sympathy for the people of Nepal following Saturday’s earthquake and his relief that two Jersey citizens currently in the country are safe and well.
For one Nepalese man now living in Guernsey, it's been a traumatising time. He thought his family could have been among the thousands killed.
Guernsey's Overseas Aid Commission say they will donate £40,000.
The Chair, Mike O'Hara says it's important to help our fellow mankind.
The Jersey Overseas Aid Commission plans to give a minimum of £90,000 in emergency aid for the disaster and is currently awaiting details of how that funding can be allocated.
At least three Channel Islanders are safe and well after being caught up in the earthquake in Nepal, which is known to have killed more than 3,000 people. It’s the country's worst earthquake disaster in over 80 years. A powerful aftershock triggered more avalanches in the Everest region. Response teams and medical supplies have begun arriving in the country.
Sheri Burt is a Dance Artist and teacher from Jersey. She’s in Nepal training as a yoga teacher.
She posted on Facebook “Hey friends and family, u may have heard there has been a 7.9 earthquake a couple of hours ago where I'm at in Nepal. There has been a lot of destruction. I'm ok just praying everyone else is right now. Not sure what the plan is. Terrifying, just praying for stability now. Love to you xxxx”
Leonie Herve from Grouville (below) is also in the country. She’s staying in Pokhara.
Christine Smale from Jersey is also in Nepal and is safe and well. Her friend Steve Seviour said she went out a week on Saturday and is safe. He said, "She managed to miss both the earthquake and avalanche luckily. All the party she is with are giving blood today."
Charity worker Sarah Griffith from Guernsey is trying to raise money to help those in the country and also plans to go there and help if needed.
Latest ITV News reports
A Guernsey charity worker is heading to Nepal to help with the humanitarian effort in the wake of Saturday’s earthquake.