The NRNA international co-ordinator council member�s parents, brother and extended family live in Kathmandu just 80km from where the 7.9 magnitude quake hit on April 25.
�They are safe, they are lucky,� Mr Dhakal said.
�It was quite terrifying for them, they were scared.
�All our family and neighbours gathered together in an empty space after it hit.�
Mr Dhakal will host a fundraising dinner at his Himalayan Nepalese restaurant in Mosman Park next week to raise money for Save the Children, which is on the ground in Nepal.
The West Perth-based charity has been working in Nepal since 1976 and has raised about $800,000 for Nepal since April. Its volunteers delivered 3000 tarps and helped 6000 children in the first three days after the natural disaster.
Money raised will help set up temporary shelters and deliver baby kits containing warm clothes, blankets and soap.
Mr Dhakal is raising money for Nepal at his three restaurants.
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