2015 Earthquake

Nepal-Tibet Border Reopens to Tourists after 2015 Earthquake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors. To read further, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/sep/16/tibet-nepal-border-road-reopens-after-earthquake-kathmandu-lhasa

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What Poor Nations Need to Get By: Money From Migrants Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says.

Remittances from workers abroad are so important to some countries that one-third of their economies may depend on it, the World Bank says. Nepal’s remittances increased to record levels after the 2015 earthquake. To read more click on the link below: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/what-in-the-world/what-poor-nations-need-to-get-by-money-from-migrants.html

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Nepal-Tibet Border Reopens to Tourists after 2015 Earthquake

The famous Himalayan road from Lhasa to Kathmandu, partly destroyed by the earthquake, is back on the travel wishlist as the Kerung-Rasuwa border crossing reopens to international visitors. To read this Guardian travel article, please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/sep/16/tibet-nepal-border-road-reopens-after-earthquake-kathmandu-lhasa

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New Agriculture Income Project Spawned from FoN Earthquake Relief Program

As a result of our funding World Education Nepal’s efforts under the coordination of Mr. Brent Willy, the SPARKS project of the Everything Organic Initiative is expanding its Simigaun, Dolakha pilot. To learn more about this effort please click on the link below: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-sparks-project-by-everything-organic-nursery/x/16876107#/ Or contact Brent Willey at bdwilley@yahoo.com

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Nepal Drains Dangerous Everest Lake

Nepal’s army says it has finished draining a dangerous glacial lake near Mount Everest to a safe level. The Imja glacial lake, at nearly 5,000m (16,400ft) high, was in danger of flooding downstream settlements, trekking trails and bridges. Imja is one of thousands of glacial lakes in the Himalayas. The lake,

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Mount Everest’s famous Hillary Step Destroyed

A famous feature of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially making the world’s highest peak even more dangerous to climbers, mountaineers report. The  Hillary Step may have fallen victim to Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake. To read this BBC news article, please click on the link below” http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39989992?SThisFB

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Nepal Photo of the Week

NY Times Photos of the Week of 28 April. No 3 of 13 is Sachina Prajapati, 11, doing her homework in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Residents are still living in temporary shelters two years after the devastating 2015 earthquake that killed 9,000 people and destroyed more than 700,000 homes. To view photo and read

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