The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake

One month ago, more than 8,000 people were killed and thousands more were injured when a massive earthquake struck Nepal. Now the race is on to help those left homeless before the monsoon season begins.

Life for the Nepalese people was forever changed following two destructive earthquakes. On April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 8,000 people and injuring 16,000 others. It’s now described as Nepal’s worst natural disaster on record. Seventeen days later, on May 12, another powerful earthquake shook the country, killing dozens more and crippling infrastructure.

One month after the Nepal earthquake

CCTV’s Andy Sapatura provide an update from Kathmandu.

The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt1

The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt1

One month ago, more than eight thousand people were killed and thousands more were injured when a massive earthquake struck Nepal. Now the race is on to help those left homeless before the monsoon season begins.

The Heat discussed the earthquake and its aftermath with these experts.

  • From Kathmandu, Jamie McGoldrick. He’s the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations for Nepal.
  • Also from Kathmandu, Prakriti Rajbhandari. She is working for the construction firm ABARI to create sustainable villages in Nepal.
  • From London, Indy Hothi. He’s a trustee with the International Humanitarian Aid Organisation, Khalsa Aid.
  • From San Francisco, Olga Murray. She’s the founder and honorary president of the Nepal Youth Foundation.
The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt2

The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt2

One month ago, more than eight thousand people were killed and thousands more were injured when a massive earthquake struck Nepal. Now the race is on to help those left homeless before the monsoon season begins.

Two earthquakes, within the last month, have devastated Kathmandu and villages across Nepal. The United Nations and the Nepali government are appealing for more than $400 million in financial aid to address basic needs such as food, water and shelter.

The Heat continued its discussion on the immediate challenges facing the people of Nepal and the appeal to the international community.

The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt3

The Heat discusses the Nepal Earthquake Pt3

One month ago, more than eight thousand people were killed and thousands more were injured when a massive earthquake struck Nepal. Now the race is on to help those left homeless before the monsoon season begins.