Our World | May 30, 2019
On April 25th, 2015 a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. Multi-story buildings collapsed, and landslides and avalanches spread across the Himalaya Mountains. Over the course of a month, 9,000 lives were lost and 22,000 suffered injuries. More than 600,000 homes were destroyed and nearly 300,000 were damaged. Hundreds of thousands of people lost everything, and while major humanitarian organizations responded very quickly to the disaster, there is still so much work to be done to help Nepal recover from the natural disaster.