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  1. When pictures speak a thousand wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    An array of human faces and the varied emotions etched on them transported a select gathering at Hyatt Regency on Thursday to the rubble of human devastation that is Nepal. Kolkata to Kathmandu, a city-based effort of goodwill for the people of Nepal, collaborated with Oxfam International to host I Bow to The Buddha in You - a photography installation, followed by a fund-raiser auction.

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  2. Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living GoddessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | National Geographic

    Worship of the Kumari, Living Goddesses who represent the divine, has increased post-earthquake to make amends for offending Mother Earth. Nine-year-old Dangol, the Kumari of Tokha, became a Living Goddess as an infant.

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  3. Quake-hit Nepal Reopens Most Heritage Sites to Boost TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Voice of America

    Nepal has reopened its major world heritage sites to try to woo tourists to return to the country shattered by the massive April earthquake, despite some concerns over safety. The huge hit to the tourism sector in the wake of the disaster has been a double blow to the poor Himalayan nation which is heavily dependent on money spent by visitors.

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  4. Nepalese Cultural Sites in Peril as Calls for Relief Go UnansweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Hyperallergic

    For the past decade, Dharahara Tower has been where out-of-towners head for a bird's eye view of Kathmandu. When they did so, they weren't visiting the original 1832 structure but a version reconstructed after the 1934 earthquake.

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  5. Missionaries in Nepal Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | PRWeb

    Salesian Missions issues new call for donations as missionaries in Nepal race to purchase and distribute corrugated metal sheeting as moonsoon season is imminent. Initially providing tarpaulins and plastic tents for temporary shelter, Salesian missionaries are now working to distribute corrugated metal sheeting in a race against monsoon season.

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  6. What can a Canadian doctor do to help devastated people in Nepal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | CBC News

    Tents in the courtyard of a hotel where Dr. Nikhil Joshi is staying in the tourist district of Thamel in Kathmandu, Nepal. The hotel owners sleep in the tents instead of inside the building.

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  7. Tourists are bound to return to Nepal sooner than laterRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, June 6: When Nepal shook under the impact of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25 followed up by a scourge of a series of powerful aftershocks, the country's tourism industry was struck with a jolt of an equal magnitude. The unprecedented setback for tourism in Nepal cannot be immediately scaled nor under estimated for the full impact is yet to transpire, and many are wary of the prospect of tourists returning to Nepal anytime soon.

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  8. District NewsRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Borders Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The village hall is hosting a Blooming Great Coffee Morning to raise funds for the Marie Curie charity on June 6 .

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  9. NEPAL: Missionaries Distribute Aid, Begin Providing Materials for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | AlertNet

    Salesian missionaries are working to provide rice, clean water and materials to build shelter for those affected by the devastating 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 and the second earthquake that struck on May 12. More than 8,000 have died and close to 20,000 were injured as a result of the earthquakes and their aftermath. Forty of Nepal's 75 districts have been affected, 16 of them severely, with homes, buildings, cattle, fields ready for harvest and other property destroyed.

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  10. Kumaris: The Temporary Child-Goddesses of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

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  11. India eases norms to facilitate relief supply to NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Indian Express

    In a bid to facilitate movement of relief supplies sent by foreign governments and agencies like Red Cross and UN to quake-hit Nepal, New Delhi has waived security deposits and increased transit points from two to eight. This assumes significance as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoken to his Nepal counterpart Sushil Koirala at least twice in the past month and assured all possible assistance.

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  12. Nepal: Catastrophe that won't go awayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Witney Gazette

    A DEVOTED charity worker in Nepal has implored people not to forget about the ongoing crisis as monsoon season looms. Ian Wickens from Kennington has been in the country for weeks helping communities rebuild after the earthquakes just over a month ago on Saturday, April 25 and then again on Tuesday, May 12. He has taken four weeks' annual leave from his regular job as an administrator at Oxford University Hospitals Trust, and also runs his own charity, Helptoeducate, which provides schooling to former child labourers.

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  13. Survival: Tents being distributed under the supervision of Help to Educate's Ian WickensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Oxford Times

    A DEVOTED charity worker in Nepal has implored people not to forget about the ongoing crisis as monsoon season looms. Ian Wickens from Kennington has been in the country for weeks helping communities rebuild after the earthquakes just over a month ago on Saturday, April 25 and then again on Tuesday, May 12. He has taken four weeks' annual leave from his regular job as an administrator at Oxford University Hospitals Trust, and also runs his own charity, Helptoeducate, which provides schooling to former child labourers.

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  14. One month after Nepal quake, a struggle for aidRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    "Where is the aid?" I get asked this question from the media during almost every major disaster we respond to. The Nepal earthquake, which took place a month ago on Monday, has been no different.

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  15. India simplifies facilitating relief supplies to NepalRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    India has simplified transit procedures for facilitating relief supplies to landlocked Nepal -- rocked by a devastating quake last month which claimed more than 8,700 lives and destroyed a large number of buildings and infrastructure in more than half of the Himalayan nation's 75 districts. The Indian government on Monday announced it has introduced simplified transit procedures for facilitating relief supplies to Nepal by international humanitarian organisations as well as governments in the aftermath of the April 25 temblor.

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  16. Nepal: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rainsRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Scoop

    "The monsoon is just four weeks away, and will bring with it a high possibility of increased landslides, making it extremely difficult - if not impossible - to bring timely relief aid and recovery support to communities in rural areas," said Magdy MartA nez-SolimA n, Director of the UN Development Programme Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. "These areas are in dire need," he stressed, noting that 85 to 90 per cent of houses have been destroyed or are unsafe.

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  17. Nepal: UN underscores need to act before monsoon rains risk further disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to restore and rebuild, United Nations humanitarian workers and their partners are in a fierce race against time to reach survivors in the remote mountains before the monsoon rains hit and further complicate logistics. The monsoon is just four weeks away, and will bring with it a high possibility of increased landslides, making it extremely difficult if not impossible to bring timely relief aid and recovery support to communities in rural areas, said Magdy Martnez-Solimn, Director of the UN Development Programme Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.

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  18. Nepal: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rains risk further disasterRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | United Nations

    The interior of an old school bus, which, 14 people from two families in Nepal, have converted into temporary living quarters. Photo: UNDP Nepal/Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi 21 May 2015 – As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to restore and rebuild, United Nations humanitarian workers and their partners are in a fierce race against time to reach survivors in the remote mountains before the monsoon rains hit and further complicate logistics.

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  19. Embassy personnel dropped everything and ranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: "All we could do was drop everything and run," said Fadli Adilah, charge d'affairs at the Malaysian embassy in Kathmandu. He was telling The Star what happened at the embassy when an earthquake hit Nepal at about 12.35pm yesterday.

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  20. Want to help Nepal? Then travel to NepalRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 11, 2015 - Dear Travelers The most difficult phase aftermath of Apr 24th Nepal Earthquake is getting over and all of us, including the tourism industry in Nepal is trying to get back to normal life. With exceptions to some remote areas, Relief materials and medical helps have reached in the affected areas.

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