Nepal – One Year On

One year after the worst earthquake in 80 years to hit Nepal many Nepalese are losing patience with the government and international agencies. Most families have to rely on relatives and friends overseas, who will send home remittances. Across the country, where the earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and destroyed an estimated 600,000 homes, people still sleep in makeshift tin shacks amid heaps of rubble – with an estimated four million in sub-standard temporary shelters. The monsoon season is approaching and much ...