2015 Earthquake

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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Did the humanitarian response to the Nepal Earthquake ensure no one was left behind? A case study on the experience of marginalised groups in humanitarian action

from Save the Children Published on 31 Mar 2016 Download PDF (1.45 MB) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In April and May 2015, two large-scale earthquakes struck Nepal, killing almost 9,000 people, damaging over half a million houses and displacing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Natural hazards are indiscriminate: earthquakes

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