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Nepal Avalanche

Nepal: Before and After the Everest Avalanche (PHOTOS)

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 07.21.2015 | World
Kuntal Joisher

As we came upon the once lively and boisterous village of Sankhu, all I could see for miles was a city turned into rubble. So many precious lives lost to the wrath of nature. I was shattered. A country that I had come to call my second home had been devastated.

What Are The Odds Nepal Will Suffer Another Earthquake?

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.15.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

In Nepal, Instagram Plays Vital Role In Spreading Info To Earthquake Survivors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact

Photographers from Nepal and India are using social media to spread crucial information after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake shook the mountainous country...

Fresh Avalanches In Nepal Force Rescuers To Call Off Search

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.10.2015 | World

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Fresh avalanches forced rescuers in a village buried by a landslide in northern Nepal to stop searching for bodies in the af...

Nepali Police Continue To Recover Bodies After Devastating Earthquake

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.07.2015 | World

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's eart...

Helping Children Make Sense of the Earthquake In Nepal

Lysa Heslov | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Lysa Heslov

Our children are an integral part of our global community and future and we must continue to work tirelessly to cultivate the desire in them to step up when they can help, in any way they can.

Around 100 Bodies Found In Nepal Trekking Village, As U.S. Military Arrives

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2015 | World

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, May 4 (Reuters) - Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers ...

Disastrous Politics And Poverty Left Nepal Unprepared For Quake

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

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Shan Wells | Posted 06.29.2015 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Surviving the Everest Avalanche

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

On April 10th, after an unsuccessful attempt at climbing Mt. Everest last year, I was back at base camp to try again. I was excited, determined, and hopeful that I would finally fulfill my dream of standing on the top of the world.

Nepalese Girls Cook For, Provide First Aid To Thousands Of Earthquake Survivors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact

Underprivileged girls and young women in Nepal are stepping up in a big way for their neighbors in need after Saturday's devastating earthquake. A...

250 People Feared Missing After New Avalanche In Nepal

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2015 | World

KATHMANDU, April 28 (Reuters) - Up to 250 people are missing in Nepal after an avalanche on Tuesday hit a village in a popular trekking area to the no...

Leaders In Nepal To Donate 1-Month Salary To Earthquake Relief Efforts

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact

Government officials in Nepal and India are digging into their own pockets to help alleviate devastation caused by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rat...

Nepal Scrambles To Organize Earthquake Relief As Many Flee The Capital

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

By Gopal Sharma, Rupam Jain Nair and Ross Adkin KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 27 (Reuters) - Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the m...

4 Americans Dead After Nepal Earthquake

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Monday said four U.S. citizens were among the dead after a devastating earthquake in Nep...

Powerful Aftershock Rocks Nepal As Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2,500

AP | Posted 04.26.2015 | World

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day a...

Photos And Video Capture The Tragic Devastation From Nepal's Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.25.2015 | World

A deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. The immense quake, the most powerful to hit Nepal in over 80 years, left more than a thous...

Massive Earthquake Kills Over 1,800 In Nepal

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.26.2015 | World

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday killed more than 2,000 people, left a wake of destruction across the broader regi...

More Bodies Found After The Worst Himalayan Hiking Disaster Ever

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 10.18.2014 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 fr...

Death Toll Climbs In Nepal Mountain Disaster

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2014 | World

By Rupam Jain Nair and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The death toll in a blizzard that engulfed trekkers on a popular hik...

Survivors Describe Terror Of Deadly Nepal Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Survivors of a freak Himalayan blizzard that killed at least 25 people in Nepal ...

Trekkers Killed In Nepal Avalanche

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 12.15.2014 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal's mountainous north have killed 12 people, including foreign trekkers, officials said Wedn...

3 Presumed Dead On World's 3rd-Highest Mountain

AP | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials say an avalanche has swept three climbers and they are now presumed dead on the slopes of Mount Kanchenjun...

Famous U.S. Skier Survives Deadly Avalanche

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — Renowned American extreme skier Glen Plake says he feels lucky to be alive after surviving the weekend Himalayan avalanche tha...

Nepal Avalanche Kills At Least 9

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche hit about two dozen climbers in a camp high on a Himalayan peak at the start of Nepal's autumn climbing season, k...