Scenes from the Nepal Earthquake: One Writer Surveys the Devastation (Vogue)


May 21, 2015


I had just landed in Doha—my stopover en route to Kathmandu—when a friend in California texted me to ask if I was OK. Confused, I turned to Twitter, where #NepalEarthquake was trending. I rushed to my gate...READ MORE

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How Drones Are Helping Nepal Recover From The Earthquake (The Huffington Post)


KATHMANDU  May 7, 2015


Surrounded by curious onlookers at the historic and now partially destroyed Patan Durbar Square complex, Rahat Kulshreshtha prepares what he has affectionately named his “bird” for flight...READ MORE

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She Survived Two Earthquakes, And A Life Of Gender Discrimination In Between (The Huffington Post)


BHAKTAPUR  May 6, 2015


In 1934, when a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, Indra Shrestha was a few doors down from where she lives now. Just over a week ago, she experienced the horror all over again...READ MORE

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The Earthquake-Wrecked Town That the Nepali Government Forgot (The Atlantic)


CHAUTARA  May 1, 2015


The country's military has stepped in following a massive natural disaster—but it hasn't provided much meaningful support to citizens...READ MORE

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Nepal's Rural Poor, Hardest Hit By Earthquake, Now Face Massive Health Threat (The Huffington Post)


SANGACHOWK  Apr 29, 2015


Food in this earthquake-shattered Nepali village will run out in a few days, fresh water is an hour's walk and disease has begun to spread...READ MORE

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In Nepal Quake Aftermath, Volunteers Mobilize To Guard Their Heritage (The Huffington Post)


KATHMANDU  Apr 29, 2015


Bells that once chimed for Nepali royals and centuries-old wooden figurines are among the mounds of treasure dotted around a city slowly trying to recover from the largest earthquake to hit Nepal in 80 years...READ MORE

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Nepal's Earthquake Babies Offer Rare Glimpse Of Hope (The Huffington Post)


KATHMANDU  Apr 28, 2015


Ranjita Shreshta’s firstborn was given a head start on life: the baby girl was born hours before a devastating earthquake wreaked havoc in the Nepali capital, leaving her parents homeless but impressed by their daughter’s tenaciousness...READ MORE

Photo: World Bank Photo Collection (Flickr)

Kathmandu's Largest Hindu Crematorium Overwhelmed By Demand After Nepal's Earthquake (The Huffington Post)


KATHMANDU  Apr 27, 2015


A pair of sisters sat next to each other in Kathmandu’s largest Hindu crematorium on Monday, wailing at the sight of their dead children, their small bodies wrapped in orange and gold cloth on the ground before them...READ MORE

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