Monday, June 1, 2015

Cleaning Up After The Quake In Kathmandu

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A rescue team from India works with members of the Nepalese Army to clear a house in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu.



Youth Journalism International student reporter and photographer Nischal Kharel of Pokhara, Nepal, is making occasional trips to Kathmandu to help, and to document the damage from the devastating earthquake and the disaster reliefefforts that followed and are continuing.

There are photos from a recent journey. Please check back for more.

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A view of the wrecked house in Bhaktapur, from further down the street.
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Crews use a bulldozer to help clear debris from the house destroyed in the earthquake.

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The remains of a destroyed home in Kathmandu.
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A stone water tap in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu.

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Cracks in the wall of an old home in Kathmandu.

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Rubble from homes in Kathmandu that were destroyed in the earthquake.

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A lodge, or guest house, near Gangabu Buspark, Kathmandu.

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Hotels and houses near Gangabu Buspark, Kathmandu.

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Damaged homes in Kathmandu.
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A collapsed roof on a building in Koteswar, Kathmandu.

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Wooden beams are used to help support this old house in Kathmandu in hopes of preventing collapse.
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People are living in tents like these along the road in Koteswor, Kathmandu.

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Tents where people are living next to army barracks near Bakhabazar, Baktapur, Kathmandu.

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From a pedestrian bridge, a view of a road in the Bhaktapur area of Kathmandu that was destroyed in the earthquake and then repaired.

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Youth Journalism International photographer Nischal Kharel takes a selfie on the bridge over the repaired road in the Bhaktapur area of Kathmandu.
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