Prem Lama, who lives in Andheri village in Kadambas VDC of Sindhupalchokdistric, was waiting for a new family member on 25 April. Lama's daughter-in-law was due to deliver a baby on that fateful date. Doctors had given her a due date of 25 April. She and her husband were about to visit a nearby hospital for routine check-up, and delivery.
Devindra Rumba (12 years old), the youngest son of Surjaya Bahadur Rumba and Kanchi Maya Rumba hails from Aamvanjyang Village Development Committee of Makwanpur district. Born and raised in a family with the parents, two brothers and two sisters, the child has two sisters-in-law and two cousins. He was born to the second wife of his father who married twice.
Maiti Majhi was selling goods to her customers outside the main gate of Tribhuwan International Airport when the ground started to shake all of a sudden. “I was helpless when the ground started to shake violently. Everybody was running here and there to find the safe place but I had no second option than praying for the tremor to stop
This story is a prototype of the 25th April earthquake survivors in the severely affected districts of Nepal. Mrs. Tamang, seen in the picture is a 55 year old woman with her husband in ward no. 5 of Sikre VDC. Located in the remote Nuwakot district, the VDC is among one of the hard hit areas by the tremor which