Watching from Afar

flickr via Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi : UNDP Nepal

flickr via Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi / UNDP Nepal

This feature looks at the aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake through the eyes of Rajnish Yadav and Sabrina Singh, two Nepalese students studying abroad at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. How does it feel to be abroad, while your friends, family and home country are struggling to recover after a devastating natural disaster? Singh and Yadav share their experiences with interrupted Skype calls and unanswered Facebook messages, their insights on challenges facing reconstruction efforts, and plans of action as Nepalese studying abroad.

Published on War News Radio on May 1, 2015. Link to podcast (start at 7:00 mark).

 

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