Nepal fuel crisis bites as winter brings fear to quake-hit areas – in pictures | Global development. Morning moments at Kalimati vegetable market. The Kalimati fruit and vegetable market alone covers 60 to 70 per cent of demand of fruits and vegetables in Kathmandu Valley. Photos by Skanda Gautam on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Art & Culture WordsWorth Twinkle Khanna, aka Mrs Funnybones, crafts satiric... Opinion Let go of regret Our readers believe, everyone regrets in life, but... Kathmandu Mahato advised to undergo eye surgery Chair of Sadbhawana Party Rajendra Mahato was advi... Thame Valley update - Thame Sherpa Heritage Fund. Flying over Nubri Valley in Nepal. Nubri Valley, Nepal - Nubri Valley was hit by a devastating earthquake that affected millions of people throughout Nepal. As one of the most isolated areas in the Himalayan region bordering Tibet, the Nubri Valley is nestled nearly 4,000 metres above sea level.
The earthquake destroyed the bridges providing access to the nearest city, Arughat. It is now only accessible by foot, a five-day walk through the valley. Nearly 80 percent of homes in the valley’s villages were either completely destroyed or damaged. A government body was recently set up to oversee reconstruction in the aftermath of the earthquake, but the process was derailed last month when politicians, who have been focusing on passing Nepal's long-awaited constitution, failed to approve a law that would have kept it in operation.
The more than $4bn pledged by development agencies and foreign governments during a donor conference in June have remained unspent to this day. Rebuilding Nepal: The rubble must go. Post-Earthquake Nepal - austinlord. 32 days after the Great Earthquake in photos | Direction Kathmandu. Thirty-two days have passed since the Great Earthquake shook the country on April 25. More than 8,600 people lost their lives, 22,000 were injured and over 500,000 houses were destroyed in the deadly quake and its subsequent aftershocks. In these 32 days, The Kathmandu Post’s photographers managed to capture aftermath situations of the earthquake in their camera by visiting various affected areas. The following snapshots show the massive scale of devastation and the gradual recovery from the disaster. Photos by: Narendra Shrestha, Kiran Panday, Shaligram Tiwari, Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi, Prakash Timilsena, Kaushal Adhikari, Nimesh Jang Rai, Sanjog Manandhar and Hemanta Shrestha Source: eKantipur.
25 Most Powerful Images That Emerged From The Nepal Earthquake | Sastodeal Stories. It’s true: a picture can speak a thousand words. When the whole world was left speechless after the devastating M7.8 earthquake in Nepal, pictures were able to speak volumes about the aftermath. Amidst the disaster, the Nepali people have found hope amongst the rubbles, and as the days go by, even though we have become used to the occasional tremors, we still can’t shake the trauma. The date, April 25th, 2015 will be etched in our memories forever, and conversations about the quake and the devastation that followed will go on. Recounting the recent days, these are some of the most powerful images that vividly portray how the disaster really shook all. – Anutara Shakya 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Images of the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake.
Nepal earthquake: Moments of beauty in the rubble of Kathmandu [Photo report] Life is slowly limping back to normal in Nepal's capital, more than a week after the deadly earthquake. Getty Images photographer Chris McGrath captured moments of beauty as people try to rebuild their lives in the rubble of Kathmandu. At the city's famous Durbar Square, curio and clothing shops are reopening, even though bulldozers are still clearing up debris.
Sunil Shreshtha, a clothes seller, told Reuters every single day without business meant mounting losses. Shreshtha said: "I have just opened my shop today. Residents of Kathmandu marked the birthday of Lord Buddha in a subdued celebration. The event for 2015 was low-key, following the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck on 25 April, killing over 7,000 people, though many lit candles for themselves and lost loved ones. Shattered buildings and debris still line the streets, and tents have been pitched in Kathmandu's main sports stadium and on its golf course. "I can tell you, 90% of the heritage sites are damaged. Nepal earthquake: Moments of beauty in the rubble of Kathmandu [Photo report] A Nepalese Photographer Captures Quake Aftermath -- NYMag. Deependra Bajracharya and his family are living under a plastic tent in a football field at an army camp.
It is one of the only open spaces near his old home in Dallu, a section of Kathmandu, Nepal. His house still stands, but Bajracharya spotted a sinister crack in its foundation. The Earth could shudder again, and if disaster hadn't visited yet, it would. Last weekend's 7.8-magnitude earthquake claimed 6,100 lives and counting. It has not been an easy task. Bajracharya took all of his photographs in the aftermath of the quake in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, and his most recent shots are from Wednesday. Slideshow: The local volunteers behind Nepal's aid — IRIN. The group has grown to some 100 people, a mix of locals, expats and tourists who came together organically after the quake to see what they could do.
Their supplies come through private donations. They try to stay under the radar to avoid being shut down or having their funds diverted by the government. Small groups like this one are springing up in different areas to help their communities in the absence of more formal assistance. Some of the villages the group has visited have been almost completely decimated by the quake and the majority have yet to see any substantive form of relief from larger organisations. Many have been surviving since the earthquake with almost nothing. To identify villages in need of help, the volunteers rely on phone calls and social media, in particular Facebook groups that have been established since the earthquake specifically for this purpose. The first two days were very busy, as there were many injuries. Shortage of supplies jr/ha. Instagram. Instagram. These 20 Images From Nepal Capture The Hope Among Earthquake Survivors. Nepal, Before The Earthquake Struck: A Photographer's Portfolio.
Commemorating a king, the statue-on-a-pillar was erected in 1701 in Durbar Square in Patan, where a Krishna temple is located. The photo was taken in 1987. Much of the area sustained damage from the quake but the pillar is still standing. Courtesy of Kevin Bubriski and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Kevin Bubriski and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University Commemorating a king, the statue-on-a-pillar was erected in 1701 in Durbar Square in Patan, where a Krishna temple is located.
The photo was taken in 1987. Courtesy of Kevin Bubriski and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University Kevin Bubriski may live in Vermont but his heart is in Nepal. Bubriski first visited Nepal in 1975 as a 20-year-old Peace Corps volunteer. He began taking photos of the people he met and the sights he saw. Father and son wool spinners, Barangsia village, 1985.
Photos from the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Nepal earthquake: Before and after photos. Updated An earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 has killed more than 4,000 people and caused widespread destruction, including of ancient temples in the capital Kathmandu. See the impact using these before and after photos. "People screamed and I ran for my life along with them as buildings collapsed around us, sending plumes of yellow dust into the air.
" — ABC reporter Siobhan Heanue "Tragically, more bodies are being pulled from collapsed buildings every hour. . — Australian Red Cross statement "We got a really good result and my heart goes out to all those people out there who are still waiting to hear from their loved ones overseas. . — Australian man Con Nikou, whose son Jamie survived the quake in Kathmandu Topics: earthquake, nepal. NepalPhotoProject (@nepalphotoproject) • Instagram photos and videos.