3 August 2015

Nepal Earthquakes: A Race Against Time

The brave women I met were in a dire situation. They needed to salvage as much brick, rubble and corrugated sheeting as possible in order to rebuild their homes - and to search for their valuable possessions before the monsoon rain washed them away. This salvaging and rebuilding all takes time and energy that they don't have. They are living a hand-to-mouth existence; if they don't work the land they have no money and no food - and they also have to cook, tend the animals, clean clothes and care for the children.

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'Migrant' Instagrams His Journey To Europe And The Results Are Eye-Opening

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Cecil The Lion Lights Up The Empire State Building

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Theresa May Blames 'Global Migration Crisis' For Chaos In Calais

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Suspect Filmed Trying To Chew Off His Own Fingerprints To Avoid Police Identification

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Broadcaster Slays Misconceptions On Benefits, Migrants And Refugees

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Expert: 'No Doubt' Wing Flap Is From MH370

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Alarming Number Of Olympic Medals May Have Been Won By Doping Athletes

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Tearful Evans Says It Was A 'Tragic Accident'

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Mass Laughing Gas Protest Turns Out To Be A Little Deflating

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