Articles tagged “earthquakes”

Nepal Quake Agony as Seen From the Airport and Environs

Nepal Quake Agony as Seen From the Airport and Environs

Todd Pitman , Associated Press

The experience inside and short trip from Tribhuwan International Airport only provided a hint of the massive devastation that took place in other parts of the country.

4 years ago

Mount Everest Region Hard Hit by Quake and Avalanche

Mount Everest Region Hard Hit by Quake and Avalanche

Tim Sullivan and Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press

Among the hundreds of dead throughout Nepal and surrounding countries, the death toll will climb among climbers and sherpas in the Mt. Everest region, which is a focus of Nepal tourism. Google confirmed that one of its executives, Dan Fredinburg, an avid climber, was among the fatalities, according to published reports.

4 years ago

Tourism-Dependent Nepal Hit by Earthquake, Hundreds Dead

Tourism-Dependent Nepal Hit by Earthquake, Hundreds Dead

Binaj Gurubacharya and Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press

This is a human and economic tragedy for all of Nepal, and it appears as though the base camps near Mt. Everest were hit, as well.

4 years ago