Rescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: APRescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: AP
Rescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: AP

Why Nepal is still rebuilding, half a decade after the earthquake

  • The disaster in April 2015 left more than 9,000 dead and vast tracts of the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, in ruins
  • Political squabbling, lacklustre organisation and a lack of finance are just some of the reasons that have been given for the delay

Topic |   Nepal
Rescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: APRescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: AP
Rescuers sift through debris as they search for victims of earthquake in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal on April 26, 2015. Photo: AP
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