Climbers Dies In Human ‘Traffic Jams’ On Mount Everest
Snapshot | The mountain is one of the most dangerous in the world to climb during normal circumstances but this season it has turned into a death trap as climbers have flocked to the mountain ...
A Third Of The Himalayan Ice Caps Are Already Doomed
Snapshot | According to a recent report on climate change one third of the Himalayan ice caps can no longer be rescued putting 2 billion people at risk
Reconstruction Underway in Nepal
Reconstruction is taking place in Nepal after half a million houses and other buildings were destroyed by the earthquake last April 25. The government is now focusing on rebuilding schools and hospitals. Homes for individuals ...
Nepal Still Reeling from Earthquake Disaster
One month and 30,000 aftershocks later, the landlocked mountainous nation of Nepal is still reeling from the effects of the deadly earthquake. Six micro-hydroelectric projects have been shut down, depriving power to whole areas of ...
Nepal: Aftershock Death Toll Hits 100
With Nepal struggling to recover from the powerful 7.8 Richter scale earthquake that shook the country on April 15, Tuesday's 7.3 aftershock further increased the death toll by 100 to 8,300. Landslides now pose a ...
Cuban Medical Team Arrives in Nepal to Aid Earthquake Victims
As tremors continued to hit earthquake ravaged Nepal, the country's health care system and professions are overwhelmed by continued demand from thousands of victims. Over 30% of Nepal's hospitals and clinics were damaged in the ...
Nepal: Death Toll Rises to 66 after Second Quake
In the second major earthquake that has hit Nepal in the last three weeks, the death toll has risen to 66. An even worse disaster could be in the making as the monsoon season approaches, ...
Dozens Killed by Second Nepal Quake
Dozens have been killed in Nepal after the nation was hit by a second strong earthquake shook. It comes only weeks after the disaster that killed more than 8,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands ...
Nepal: Health Workers Face Growing Threat of Epidemics
For the last twelve days in Nepal, health authorities have been trying to heal injuries of people hurt in the earthquake, and now they also face the threat of epidemics. In the primary maternity hospital ...
Health Crisis Threatens Quake-Devastated Nepal
In the 12 days following the 7.8 earthquake that devastated the county, Nepal's hospitals and clinics are desperately trying to cope with the thousands of injured patients who seek aid in their facilities. About a ...