A Kathmandu Crematorium Is Struggling to Cope With the Earthquake’s Dead

The blackened funeral pyres by the Bagmati river at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu’s largest Hindu open air crematorium, haven’t stopped burning all week. Grey-white pungent smoke billows...

How Doctors in Nepal Are Getting Creative to Cope With the Onslaught of Earthquake Victims

In the earthquake's aftermath, broken bones have become one of the most common ailments in Kathmandu. The city’s hospitals have become inundated with fractured limbs and bandage-wrapped...

Earthquake Strains Nepal’s Already Shaky, But Potentially Powerful, Electricity Sector

Reliable access to electricity was already tenuous in most parts of Nepal before last month’s mammoth earthquake. Now, with many villages and municipalities here about to enter...

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