Posts Tagged "Earthquake"


A Quake that Cannot be Forgotten A crippling 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, 2015. The quake killed over 8,000 people. The Nepal Rises video below shows the destruction and disruption that came to Nepal, but also the resilience of the Nepali people and the tireless efforts of volunteers. Here is the filmmakers’ website: Nepal Rises Aftershocks and Destruction Aftershocks rocked Nepal about every 15 to 20...

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One Heart World-Wide is an organization that has been helping the people in rural Nepal by setting up tents where mothers can give birth in a clean environment. Much work is still left to do to hope those affected by the earthquake. Below are two videos showing and explaining their efforts. Kathmandu (pictured below) sustained heavy damages but with the available resources has been able to clear debris and many (who did not loose...

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Many of you may have seen the drone footage that was posted online of the destruction caused by the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015. That footage has now been put together into a documentary. Here is the short trailer for the film: The need is still very great in Nepal. The film maker’s website is Nepalrises.com where donations made go to help rebuilding Nepal with “temporary classrooms,...

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Going through my closet, I found shirt I bought in 2007 to support Super Sherpas, an Everest expedition made up of entirely of Sherpas. Sherpas are common guides for mountaineers who want to summit the highest mountain in the world. They live in the high, very high, altitudes of the Himalayas. Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa, and named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, accompanied and guided...

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On April 25, 2015 a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal. The quake occurred about 80km from the Kathmandu and its effects were devastating in the capital city. Collapsed buildings, broken roadways, and no news from the villages closer to the epicenter. We reached out to our friends in Kathmandu, and didn’t hear anything as services were disrupted. Videos and pictures of the devastation trickled in, and we were shocked...

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