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Aid donation to benefit town in Nepal with Manx links

Mon, 11 Jun 2012

The Chairman of the Overseas Aid Committee has said he is pleased to help a relief effort in Nepal because of its links to the Isle of Man.

Last week it was announced that £25,000 would be donated to the country after severe flash flooding struck in May.

One of the worst affected villages was in West Nepal – where a Manx charity The Pahar Trust has been working with local schools and on community projects.

Chairman Phil Gawne said the effort to raise further money for the area is ongoing:

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  • Phil Gawne - Chairman of the Overseas Aid Committee


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