Nepal Earthquake 2015

On 25th April, 2015 the city of Kathmandu in Nepal was struck by an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale changing the urban fabric of the region drastically. As per World Health Organization, the catastrophe claimed 8,659 lives, left 88,482 people displaced and affected 4.2 million people . More than half a million structures were damaged or destroyed. At least 4 out of the 7 UNESCO World Heritage sites were badly affected.

The earthquake was felt throughout central and eastern Nepal, much of the Ganga river plain in northern India and northwestern Bangladesh, as well as in the southern parts of Tibet and western Bhutan.

The series of photographs takes an inventory of the human and nature conflict in Nepal after the earthquake and shows the after-math of the disaster and its effect on innumerable lives.

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