Earthquake-destroyed villages in Nepal struggle to rebuild
A few days after the April 25th 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, it was becoming clear the extent of the damage was far worse outside the capital of Kathmandu.
Remote villages had been reported flattened and rural districts had no aid, no help.
The Sindupalchowk district is home to about 350,000 people housed in approximately 66,000 homes. The earthquake damaged or completely destroyed 90% of the homes. More than 3,000 people lost their lives in this district alone.
Almost 4 months after the Nepal earthquake there are still aftershocks sending fear into the survivors and creating landslides that present new problems. Roads can often be blocked for days making it difficult for villagers to get the supplies they need back to their families. Read more…
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