Quick-thinking Nisha used her first aid training when a neaighbour's baby nearly drowned.
After three days of action packed hands-on learning, Kriti Khatri is confident she can help her neighbours and loved ones when an earthquake happens.
Radio listeners can get life-saving information with the twist of a dial, thanks to a Nepalese Red Cross programme that is helping people prepare for earthquakes.
Women are particularly at risk of losing their lives in cyclones, but Sokanur and her friends are now better prepared.
Suchitra survived Cyclone Sidr, and it’s clear why she has such passion for her volunteer work.