Building back better (and quicker)

Lessons for Jajarkot from the swift reconstruction following the Bara-Parsa tornado disaster in 2019

Jajarkot survivors show collective resilience

They are not waiting for delayed government aid, and help each other rebuild homes and schools

Demographics of disaster in Nepal quake

Most of the 157 killed in Friday’s midnight earthquake are women and children

Deadly earthquake hits W Nepal

Seismologists had predicted that a megaquake was long overdue in western Nepal

Turkey and Nepal face similar seismic risks

Nepal must prepare itself for overdue mega earthquake with retrofitting and better building codes

In a disastrous state

2015 was just a warning, a mega-quake is overdue in western Nepal, and we better start preparing for it

Sonia Awale

Earthquake vacates villages in Nepal

Almost every household in western Nepal has a family member working in India, and the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that shook the region...

Anita Bhetwal

Nepal’s mountains are melting

The development of glacial lakes from receding glaciers, contained by either terminal moraines or bedrock, is commonly linked with global warming since the end...

The history of heritage

Seven years ago, on a particularly gloomy Saturday, the ground groaned as an earthquake shook Central Nepal, flattening villages and killing thousands.Many...

Ashish Dhakal

The historic Kathmandu beneath our feet

In late December 2021, social and mainstream media in Nepal was abuzz with news of the discovery of a stone slab in...

Sahina Shrestha
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