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skuthorp
05-12-2015, 04:24 PM
"A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, near Mount Everest, two weeks after more than 8,000 people died in a devastating quake.At least 48 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured, officials say. At least 17 have also died in India.
The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazaar and sent thousands of panicked residents on to the streets of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32701385

Other side of Katmandu, epicentre near Everest base camp.

PeterSibley
05-12-2015, 04:55 PM
It was expected, the original slippage wasn't as much as required. Expected but terrifying.

PeterSibley
05-12-2015, 04:58 PM
I'd expect a large proportion of the population are living in tents..... 2.8 million apparently, after the destruction of housing.

And the monsoon is coming.

seanz
05-12-2015, 05:12 PM
http://www.shelterbox.org/