Articles Worth Reading

David Citrin, PhD, MPH wrote a well constructed article about disaster relief in Nepal for Humanosphere. Read it here. Melody Schreiber, a program manager at International Reporting Project, wrote about the earthquake effects on the Nepal health system. Read it here.

Earthquake Devastation in Pictures & Numbers

American Nepal Medical Association posts regular updates on the field disaster relief work in pictures and texts. Dr. Mahabir Pun wrote: “Just to give you an idea of how big the damage is, I have given the summary of the damage as follows. They are still collecting more information.” Source: Nepal Government website No. of Nepali people died – 8,604 No. of people injured – 16,808 No. of foreigners died/injured – 70/50 No. of foreigners missing – 111 No. Government buildings fully destroyed – 768 No. of houses fully destroyed–488,789 No. of houses partially destroyed – 267,477 No. of schools fully destroyed –...