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25 Apr 2016 description
report Guardian

After pioneering crowdsourced mapping in wake of the Nepal earthquake last year Nama Budhathoki’s organisation wants to take the technology to the rest of the world

Imogen Wall

The remote Nepalese mountain village where Dr Nama Budhathoki was born was a full day’s hike from the nearest road. He attended the village school and spent his spare time herding goats and helping out on the family smallholding.

25 Apr 2016 description
report Guardian

Political bickering and bureaucracy mean there is little reconstruction amid the rubble left by Nepal’s 2015 earthquake, fuelling mistrust of aid agencies

Sune Engel Rasmussen in Sindhupalchowk

Donors drummed up billions of dollars for Nepal after the devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015, but the trickle of money to the affected population has been excruciatingly slow.

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25 Apr 2016 description
report Guardian

A year after Nepal’s worst earthquake since 1934, and with aid from government and agencies scarce, villagers in Sindhupalchowk are turning to relatives abroad

Sune Engel Rasmussen in Sindhupalchowk

The villagers gather on top of a mountain in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district, on the sun-spotted ground in the canopy of two trees, to make a last-ditch cry for help. A year after the worst earthquake in 80 years hit Nepal, their patience with the government and international agencies has all but vanished.

24 Apr 2016 description
report Guardian

Women who had lost everything to conflict came together in their struggle for survival, learning the skills to build a neighbourhood of 102 homes

Sibylla Brodzinsky in Turbaco

As with most Colombian cities, the roads of the busy northern town of Turbaco are laid out in a grid of numbered streets and avenues. But in one particular neighbourhood the main thoroughfare has a special name: Street of the Women Warriors.

21 Apr 2016 description
report Guardian

William Davison in Gambella

Why did a group of South Sudanese people cross the border into western Ethiopia and start shooting mothers and abducting their children?

The South Sudanese attackers arrived on foot before dawn. In the Nuer villages in the grasslands of Gambella in western Ethiopia, people woke to the sound of gunshots and tried to flee, but armed men stopped them. Mothers were shot when they tried to stop the raiders taking their children.

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