Nepal's sons return to rebuild quake-damaged family homes

May 24, 2015

Nepal's sons return to rebuild quake-damaged family homes

Dressed in his brother’s old British Army fatigues, Mohan Ghale is rebuilding his mother’s home stone by stone, after returning to Barpak village, high in the Himalayas, which was demolished by last month’s earthquake. Ghale had been working as a plumber a full day’s ...

May 21, 2015

SDF medical relief team wraps up mission in Nepal

The Self-Defense Forces’ medical relief team wrapped up its mission in earthquake-hit Nepal on Wednesday with a ceremony held at Tudikhel grounds in central Kathmandu. During the event, Nepalese Health Secretary Shanta Bahadur Shrestha and Nepal Army Maj. Gen. Kishore Jung Rana thanked the ...

May 19, 2015

Japan ends medical mission in quake-struck Nepal

Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said Tuesday a disaster relief team working in Nepal was winding up its medical support work. The team was dispatched to Nepal following the devastating earthquake there April 25. Nakatani told reporters there has been “a steady decline” in need ...

Dozens dead as new quake hits shattered Nepal

May 12, 2015

Dozens dead as new quake hits shattered Nepal

A new earthquake and powerful aftershocks killed dozens of people and brought fresh terror to a traumatized Nepal on Tuesday as buildings already damaged in a monster quake last month came tumbling down. Only weeks after the country’s deadliest quake in more than 80 ...

May 12, 2015

Another major quake hits Nepal, epicenter near China border

Another major earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday, between the capital of Kathmandu and Mount Everest and near the Chinese border The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit with a magnitude of 7.4 in an isolated conservation area just after lunch local time. It ...

May 8, 2015

Japan wraps up search and rescue mission in Nepal

Japan’s disaster relief team wrapped up its search for earthquake survivors Thursday in Nepal as Kathmandu shifted priority to supporting the survivors. “The Nepalese government has expressed appreciation for what could not be measured in figures,” said Foreign Ministry bureaucrat Shigenobu Kobayashi, who led ...