Nepal formally begins much delayed earthquake reconstruction

BUNGMATI, Nepal — Nepal officially launched the much-delayed reconstruction of about 1 million homes and buildings Saturday, nearly nine months after they were damaged by a devastating earthquake that killed 9,000 people. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli unveiled plans to rebuild Bungmati, an old town just south of Kathmandu, to initiate the reconstruction campaign that… Read More Nepal formally begins much delayed earthquake reconstruction

Nepal’s Sherpas rebuild Norway mountain paths

A group of Sherpas have spent several years reconstructing Norway’s crumbling mountain paths after being recruited for their endurance and skill at high-altitude work as well as ability to carry heavy loads.… Read More Nepal’s Sherpas rebuild Norway mountain paths