2 Days of terror – Nepal earthquake
Gloomy and dark, tears and hugs! Nepal is undergoing a terrifying phase of life where countless life’s are ended and where countless are still missing. From temples to houses, hotels to offices all are vanished in clueless mix of dust.
1 Day 1:
- Massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 hit Nepal
- More than 1130 people dead
- Bamdev Gautam, Deputy Prime Minister, Nepal declared National Emergency
- 18 climbers on Mt.Everest found dead and many more trapped
- Earthquake also affected the neighbouring countries of India, China, Bangladesh and Tibet
- Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal worst affected parts of India
- Indian P.M Narendra Modi immediately dispatched relief and medical teams and ordered evacuation of Indian tourists.
- No proper water and food facilities
- People sleep outside
2 Day 2:
- With magnitude of 6.7, Kodari, near Kathmandu, another earthquake shook Nepal
- Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and India
- 22 climbers found dead, more than 2400 reportedly killed
- IAF C-17aircraft bring home 225 Indians from Kathmandu
- Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali team joins the rescue and relief work in Kathmandu
- Government increases compensation to Rs.6 lakh for families of those killed in earthquake
- United States is also joining in by sending a disaster response team and $1 million in aid to Nepal
3 What now?
Death toll is gradually increasing and is expected to rise in the coming days. Rescue and relief teams from India have reached Nepal trying to put in all efforts to save lives and provide basic food and shelter facilities to the people. United States has also given a helping hand.
Volunteers from across the nation are trying their best. Emergency contact numbers, Ambulances, Food and shelter, social media help anything and everything that is possible is reaching Nepal. Delhi Gurudwara is making food for 25000 people each day and sending across to Nepal.
Many lives have gone, many are still struck. Prayers and efforts are pouring in wishing Nepal and the people to be safe.