How Australia is helping Nepalese people rebuild after devastating 2015 earthquake - ABC Online
Posted on Saturday July 29, 2017


ABC Online

How Australia is helping Nepalese people rebuild after devastating 2015 earthquake
ABC Online
Australia's oldest agricultural aid program is helping to speed up the recovery effort in Nepal from the devastating 2015 earthquake that killed 8,000 people and caused $10 billion in damage. In the Himalayan country's mid-hills region, some villages ...

Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village - The Diplomat
Posted on Monday July 31, 2017


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Surviving Nepal's Monsoon in an Earthquake-Ravaged Village
The Diplomat
3,500 people died and 75,000 houses were destroyed in Sindhupalchowk, making it the worst-affected district by the 2015 earthquake. Today, thousands of earthquake victims are coping with the monsoon in leaky temporary shelters. Residents of Bhimtar ...

the cheel Celebrates Anniversary by Raising Funds for Nepal Earthquake Victims - Shepherd Express
Posted on Monday July 24, 2017


Shepherd Express

the cheel Celebrates Anniversary by Raising Funds for Nepal Earthquake Victims
Shepherd Express
Instead of hosting a traditional anniversary party to celebrate three years in business, Thiensville restaurant the cheel will raise funds for victims of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal on Saturday, July 29 at their first “cheel-abration.” The day's ...

Floods Devastate Nepal's Southern Plains - The Diplomat
Posted on Friday August 18, 2017


The Diplomat

Floods Devastate Nepal's Southern Plains
The Diplomat
Whereas damage from the 2015 earthquakes was concentrated in Nepal's hills and mountains, the current floods have primarily affected Nepal's southern plains which abut India, although earthquake-affected areas have also suffered landslides related to ...
Crowd funding raises millions globally for flood victimsRepublica

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Don't worry if you've flunked your A-levels - Wiltshire Times
Posted on Friday August 18, 2017


Wiltshire Times

Don't worry if you've flunked your A-levels
Wiltshire Times
Living and working in a rural community, Harry worked alongside Nepali volunteers in the villages of Chapthok and Adhikari Gaun on a housebuilding project in the wake of the Nepal earthquake. Mr Richardson said: “We were tasked with helping to build ...

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Nepal losing Chinese tourists to poor roads - Republica
Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017


Republica

Nepal losing Chinese tourists to poor roads
Republica
POKHARA, August 20: Chinese love for Nepal was at the peak when the devastating earthquake hit the country in 2015, which subsequently put a halt to their flow. It took pretty long time for the tourism sector to recover from the setback. According to ...
New worry for Modi as China takes deep root in Nepal, a place where anti-India fire is so easy to fanEconomic Times
Nepal revives railways as China, India vye for influenceMENAFN.COM

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Nepal PM's Visit: Kathmandu can be an interlocutor between New Delhi and Beijing - Times of India (blog)
Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017


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Nepal PM's Visit: Kathmandu can be an interlocutor between New Delhi and Beijing
Times of India (blog)
Nepal, which is still recovering from the 2015 Giant Earthquake and is yet to fully operationalise its new Constitution, would not want India-China tensions over Doklam to escalate. It is absolutely imperative for Nepal to have peace in its ...
Modi to host Deuba, India lines up engagements with South Asian neighboursDeccan Herald

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Aid workers urge churches to engage - Premier
Posted on Saturday August 19, 2017


Premier

Aid workers urge churches to engage
Premier
Laguardia, who has responded to natural disasters including Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 and the 2015 Nepal earthquake (pictured below), said: "When I go out and serve I know that I'm the face of God in those communities. Photo: REX. "I'm showing what a ...

Book Review: Quaking Cantos – Nepal Earthquake Poems - Kathmandu Tribune
Posted on Friday August 04, 2017


Kathmandu Tribune

Book Review: Quaking Cantos – Nepal Earthquake Poems
Kathmandu Tribune
As I received the book, Quaking Cantos – Nepal Earthquake Poems, in a cozy restaurant at Tinkune, Kathmandu, I knew it was going to be an intriguing read. The title per se threw a challenge to me- how would I respond and interpret the poems with the ...

Nepal's tall buildings: Fire safety concerns - Himalayan Times
Posted on Thursday August 03, 2017


Himalayan Times

Nepal's tall buildings: Fire safety concerns
Himalayan Times
Ensuring “Public Safety for All” in tall buildings is quite complex. In addition to structural safety (safety from dynamic forces such as earthquakes and wind), non-structural safety from fires must be fully considered and designed meeting all safety ...