Why bamboo and earth are better than steel and concrete after a Himalayan earthquake

Apr 25, 2018
Bamboo is very lightweight. It compares to bird's bone in density, but in strength it compares to steel.
Kathmandu's newly rebuilt National Archive.
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The surprising complexity of moving money across borders

Jun 1, 2015
It isn't as easy as clicking a mouse.

Donations pour in for Nepal

Apr 28, 2015
How does aid money reach people on the ground?

On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.
Nepalese rescue personnel and volunteers observe damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, Nepal, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country. 
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Remittances play a big role in Nepal's economy

Apr 27, 2015
Nepal is unusually dependent on remittances as a percentage of GDP.
People search amid the rubble of collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, a city in Nepal, on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the South Asian country. 
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The situation in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
A report from on the ground in Kathmandu.

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