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Nepal Earthquake: 25 April 2015


View of Kathmandu.  Some part of the city was not so severely affected by the earthquake.


The most damage was in older parts of the city and to old buildings.


People watch as a South African search and rescue team from Gift of the givers search a collapsed house.


People look through rumble for items to salvage.


Almost 200 people died when the Dharahara-tower collapsed.


In the Harrishiddi area several houses collapsed.


A resident assess the damage.


People rescued what they could from destroyed houses.


They used some of the material to erect shelters near their destroyed homes.


Aid organisation supplied tent in some areas in other areas people were staying in makeshift shelters.


A woman watch as international rescue teams inspect collapsed buildings.


Family living on the back of a truck.


Gift of the givers doctors examining a patient in the Mayaadrajour hospital.


Rose Laghu (10) and his mother Bahi.


A girl and her brother in front of their collapsed house in the Lele valley.


Sunil Lama and his 6 month old brother had to flee out of their house and are living outside in a tent with their mother and another brother since.


Children wait to be examined by Gift of the givers doctors in Kaule village.

Three days after a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal we left for Kathmandu with South-African NGO Gift of the givers.  The death toll of this earthquake was more than 8000 and almost 18 000 were injured.

Tuesday morning (12/05/15) another series of earthquakes hit Nepal.  The biggest measured 7.4.

Read stories on Netwerk24.

Nepal se jongste skudding: ‘Dit was onmoontlik om weg te hardloop’

Nepalese ‘kry nie hoop nie’

Nepal: Hul kan nie klim, nou help hulle

Nepal: ’n Geskenk van ver tussen puin

Nepal het miljarde nodig om te herstel

Follow Samantha Reinders, in Nepal, for updates.


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