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Aid for the displaced in Sri Lanka’s floods

Almost a week has passed since the first of the flooding occurred in the south-west of Sri Lanka and the flood waters are beginning to recede.  Despite this, the numbers of people displaced has significantly risen to a total of … Continue reading

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Flooding in south-west Sri Lanka

I am sitting in Colombo where the monsoon rains have already begun. Picture momentary deluges accompanied by a few claps of thunder and lightening.  Then it stops as suddenly as it starts, there’s a little localized flooding for a short period … Continue reading

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And this week’s news …

The heavy monsoon rains continue across Nepal with over 102 people killed, 22 reported missing and 58 injured as a result of flooding and/or landslides in the past 5 days.  Part of the Araniko Highway further east of me in … Continue reading

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Recent happenings here in Nepal

As the world grapples with making sense of such violent attacks in the past week, Nepal too has it’s fair share of woes. It’s monsoon here with above average rainfalls.  What comes with that is flooding and landslides.  The Terai … Continue reading

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Monsoon and weddings in Banepa

Yesterday I arrived out to this side of the Valley and made the mistake of walking home from the Spinal Centre at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, arriving to my apartment drenched with perspiration and red faced – I always … Continue reading

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Flooding yesterday in Banepa

These are photos I got from my friend Shree, who lives in Banepa.  Major overflow from the very swollen Rudramati River – monsoon has already arrived.  The following photos are located right at the edge of town.  For those of … Continue reading

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