Nepal earthquake

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Climbers return to Everest, despite back-to-back disasters

When the earthquake struck last year and thousands of tons of snow and ice and earth came crashing down the mountain, some feared the climbers might never return to Mount Everest.

December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015

Nepal earthquake-hit await warm clothes, shelter

Earthquake victims who have been living in shelters in Nuwakot district of Nepal for more than past seven months are facing a hard time with the onset of winter.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

Blockade ‘risk’ to Nepalese children

Shortages of fuel, food, medicines and vaccines are putting more than three million infants at risk of death or disease as winter begins in Nepal, the UN children's fund (Unicef) has warned.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

Google Person Finder tracks South Asia earthquake victims

Google re-launches its Person Finder tool to help identify earthquake victims in South Asia.

August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015

Risk of further Nepal-India quake

There is an increased risk of a future major earthquake in an area that straddles the west of Nepal and India, scientists warn.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

16 dead in Nepal landslides after rain

At least 16 people have been killed after torrential rain triggered landslides in western Nepal, officials say, with fears the toll could rise.

July 25, 2015
July 25, 2015

Nepal quake: To live on after the disaster (video)

Three months since Nepal was rocked by a devastating earthquake, life is returning to normal for some.

June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015

Time to prepare for the next disaster

The World Bank estimates that every dollar invested in disaster prevention saves $4 in disaster damage. A single large disaster can cost between three to six percent of a developing country's economic output.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Long, hard road for Nepal's disabled quake survivors

Eight hours after Bim Bahadur Gurung starts walking along a mountain path, carrying his severely injured daughter on his back and hoping to find a hospital, a second earthquake strikes already-devastated Nepal.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

Nepal quake: Schools in affected areas start to re-open

More than 25,000 classrooms in some 8,000 schools damaged during April's devastating earthquake in Nepal begin to re-open.