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Aftershock tremor

The Great Earthquake on April 25 shook all Nepalese especially those residing in affected area. As of yet, the death toll has climbed to 7,000 and the extent of the damage is expected to be in the b...

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Creating child-friendly spaces

The absence of Dharhara is most visible from the expansive grounds of Tundikhel, where a number of tents stand erected in the aftermath of the Great Quake and the children living in the makeshift te...

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Hospitals tide over initial ru...

The first few days after the massive earthquake proved chaotic for the hospitals in the Capital, all of which were overwhelmed by huge numbers of patients both from inside and outside the Valley. But ...

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In memory of quake victims

People gathered at various parts of Kathmandu on Thursday—the 13th day of the deadly earthquake —to attendcandle-lit vigil in memory of those who died in the catastrophe that shook the nation. T...

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Many schools can’t reopen

The April 25earthquake has damaged most of the school buildings in districts outside Kathmandu Valley. The government plans to reopen schools in the quake-hit districts from May 15, but without sa...

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Mt. Everest Avalanche

Sherpas in Nepal are refusing to rebuild the route on Mount Everest that was destroyed by an earthquake-triggered avalanche more than one week ago, a decision which will likely end this year...

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People injured in quake withou...

While the number of injured in Saturday’s devastating earthquakebeing airlifted to the District Hospital in Dhading from far-flung areas in the district continues to rise,patients admitted t...

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Planned premises

Nepal needs a short and a long-term plan to reconstruct its villages and cities. Even though we always knew that Nepal lies in a seismically active zone, the loss of lives and property we are loo...

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Post quake, fears of food defi...

Nepal could face increased food insecurity in the wake of the Great Earthquake which will adversely hit summer crop plantation as well as winter harvests. The quake struck when farmers were p...

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Quake wrecks schools, colleges...

The devastating earthquake of April 25 and subsequent aftershocks have caused major damage to the country’s schools and colleges -- ranging from the pre-primary to the university level -- co...

A Nepalese policeman stands atop of a rubble at Basantapur Durbar Square that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The earthquake centered outside Kathmandu, the capital, was the worst to hit the South Asian nation in over 80 years. It destroyed swaths of the oldest neighborhoods of Kathmandu, and was strong enough to be felt all across parts of India, Bangladesh, China's region of Tibet and Pakistan.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Rescue personnel forced to liv...

Just as many of the locals here are, the security personnel involved in rescue and relief operations have also been compelled to take shelter under the open sky, as most of the police posts ...

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Rise in prices of food, transp...

Taking undue advantage of the crisis, transport entrepreneurs have been found charging up to Rs 1,000 for the 90km journey to the Capital from Dhading. The transport fare for the route used to b...

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Several health facilities dest...

Several hundred health facilities have been completely destroyed while around 500 were damaged in the Great Earthquake, according to the Ministry of Health and Population. A majority of the hosp...

People walk past damage caused by Saturday's earthquake in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, April 27, 2015. A strong magnitude earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu valley on Saturday devastating the region and leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

Victims sow seeds of their own...

Eight days past the disaster, locals have taken it upon themselves to aid the needy, conducting relief and rescue operations to manage shelter and foodstuffs in the district. Locals of two municip...

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Wait for earthquake relief get...

Delayed relief and rescue operations have infuriated the people living in different villages of Sindhupalchok district. The locals of Dhumthang VDC picketed a temporary helipad no sooner they ...

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Youths make a difference in Si...

A week after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the nation, 16 individuals, most of whom were students, reached Bhotechour VDC in the district. Without a banner and without a collective identit...

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