Nepal, one year on: Life in the aftermath of the country's worst earthquake

Nepal is still in repair after nearly a year of the earthquake that shook the nation. Here is a look at the aftermath of the massive disaster.

FP Staff April 25, 2016 10:54:18 IST
Nepal, one year on: Life in the aftermath of the country's worst earthquake
Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

An old building near the Mahaboudha temple at Patan, Nepal. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

A biker navigates through an alley blocked by wooden pillars supporting the damaged walls of the Durbar square. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

A neighborhood at Patan where debris are still lying uncleared. The $4 billion aid money that Nepal received through international donations is yet to reach them. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Women line up to fill water - in the aftermath of earthquake, the water crisis has worsened. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Locals put loose brick to cover their houses as cost of building material has jumped up. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

There is heavy air pollution all over Nepal. Everybody wears a mask to save themselves from the dust caused by construction material and debris. A lot of people are suffering from asthma and other respiratory disease. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

In the aftermath of the earthquake abandoned houses and abandoned objects are commonplace. Here, Barbie dolls are seen lying at a broken and abandoned house. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Graffiti on a wall demanding the Indian Media to leave them alone. Thousands of internet users in Nepal took to social media, just a few days after the earthqauke, asking Indian journalists to stop with the 'insensitive' and 'patronising' reporting. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Durbar square in Kathmandu. The Tourism industry in Nepal has taken a hit after the earthquake. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Local people move in sections declared 'danger zone' with impunity as tourists desert their favourite spot. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Local people throng Durbar Square to mark Nepal's annual chariot festival. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

Nepal one year on Life in the aftermath of the countrys worst earthquake

Policemen taking selfie-break in Kathmandu market. Image courtesy: Smita Sharma

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