Nepal Earthquake aftermath by Simon de Trey-White
30th April 2015, Sindhupal Chowk District, Nepal. The Bharati brothers begin the last mile walk to their village Bharatigaun taking rice, clothes, shoes, medicine, food and other supplies, Sindhupal Chowk District, on the 30th April 2015. L-R: Ram (22), Dinesh (24), Ramesh (26) and Laxman (22).
Ramesh Bharati (26, born 10th July 1988) is a Nepali migrant worker, working as a Housekeeping Supervisor at the Ritz Carlton in Abu Dhabi. He and his 4 brothers (two of whom are also just returned migrant workers) are going to go to their village of Bharatigaun in Sindhupal Chowk District which has seen widespread and in some villages almost complete building collapse, devastation and numerous deaths, to see the damage to their houses and to distribute aid to family and friends.
An earthquake with magnitude 7.8 occurred near Lamjung, Nepal, 50 miles northeast of the capital Kathmandu at 06:11:26 UTC on Apr 25, 2015. The capital has seen considerable devastation including the nine-story Dharahara Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks built by Nepal's royal rulers as a watchtower in the 1800s and a UNESCO-recognised historical monument. It was reduced to rubble and there were reports of people trapped. Portions of historic buildings in the World Heritage gazetted site of Patan have also been destroyed as well as many buildings in the old city.
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