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In Nepal, second quake brings second chance for one little girl - CNN

For his MBA project in 2006, Jwalant Gurung organized a fundraising climb of Mount Rainier to further rural education in Nepal. He's been doing it ever since through his charity 3 Summits for Nepal, which has raised $200,000 and built six schools.

Local Photographer Snaps Pictures Right After Nepal Earthquake - WJHG-TV

SANTA ROSA BEACH-- Picture this: You arrive in Nepal on April 24th. On April 25th, that country's largest natural disaster in 80 years takes place. Of course we're talking about that devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people.
New Orleans man shares tale of surviving earthquake in NepalWDSU New Orleans

US Disaster Relief Mission in Nepal Winding Down - USNI News

U.S. forces in Nepal began drawing down this week after the Nepalese government switched from a disaster relief and rescue mode to a longer-term recovery operation. The United States created Joint Task Force 505 to conduct Operation Sahayogi Haat, ...

India offers help to restore two more temples in quake-hit Nepal

After Pashupatinath Temple, India has offered help to restore two more temples -- Swayambhunath and Kumarika temples in Kathmandu Valley -- in earthquake-hit Nepal, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Friday.

28 places in quake-hit Kathmandu declared no-go zones - Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald
With life limping back to normalcy and traffic resuming on the streets following the devastating April 25 earthquake and its aftermath, Nepal Police have declared several road stretches in the Kathmandu Valley no-go zones to prevent any untoward ...

Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rain - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Geologists were sent to earthquake-damaged mountain villages in Nepal this week to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month, an official said Friday. Many of them walking to their destinations, the geologists ...

The economic damage from the Nepal earthquake is almost half of the country's ... - Quartz

The initial estimates of the economic damage caused by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal are in—and the numbers are staggering. The overall damage is estimated to be at about $10 billion, according to the Nepal government—nearly half of its gross ...
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US Military Wraps Up Relief Effort for Nepal EarthquakeNew York Times
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200 Buddhist monks, nuns killed in Nepal earthquake - Times of India

Times of India
KATHMANDU: Around 200 Buddhist monks and nuns were killed when about 1,000 monasteries collapsed in the massive April 25 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks in Nepal, according to authorities. Buddhist philosophy promotion and monastery ...

'Silicon Valley for Nepal' fundraiser Friday to help thousands of quake victims -
SAN JOSE (BCN) — Elected officials gathered outside San Jose City Hall Friday inviting the community to a Friday evening fundraiser for victims of two catastrophic earthquakes in Nepal. The South Asian country was impacted by a magnitude 7.8 ...

How Solar Is Lighting the Way for Recovery in Nepal - The American Prospect

The American Prospect
Giri, who was born and raised in Nepal, is the CEO of Gham Power, a solar company that's been operating in Nepal for the last five years. After the earthquake, Gham Power's employees sprung into action to deploy solar power systems that could power ...