Why Nepal Is Still in Rubble a Year After a Devastating Quake
Thousands died when a 7.8-magnitude quake hit Nepal on April 25, 2015. But thanks to political dysfunction, reconstruction has been slow
It was a year ago that Ram Giri’s home imploded. The earthquakes that killed nearly 9,000 people in Nepal in April and May 2015 twisted the brick walls of the two-room structure, spilling the exterior into what had been the family’s living space. Here is a brick-filled cavity where there was once a roof, now temporarily covered with corrugated tin sheets, and the small annex that housed the family’s livestock been reduced to a dusty pile of rubble…
Nepal earthquake: Tourism industry lagging behind a year from deadly disaster
As Nepal marks the first anniversary of deadly twin earthquakes, its tourism industry is still suffering and there are renewed concerns about mountaineering safety. One year on, visitors…
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Outdoor gear retailer REI is doing their part to aid Nepal in their rebuilding effort by opening a disaster relief center.