Essay on Earthquake in Nepal

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  • Earthquake In Haiti And Nepal: A Comparative Analysis

    A large-scale earthquake registered at a magnitude of 7.0, occurred in Haiti on January 12, 2010, on the West Indian island of Hispaniola. The shock compromised the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. It was estimated that more than a third of the population of the country was affected by the earthquake, along with many homes destroyed beyond repair (Pallardy). Similarly, in Nepal, nearly nine thousand people died from the two earthquakes in April and May 2015, and the remote villages had many homes destroyed from the quakes (Bhandari and Najar). Around noon local time, the first major earthquake hit Nepal, which registered a moment magnitude of 7.8 (Rafferty). Both countries, Haiti and Nepal were in dire need of aid relief. Richard…

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  • Geography Of Nepal Essay

    Location of Nepal Nepal is roughly has a rectangular in shape. It runs in direction of northwest-southeast, expanding about 850km from west to east, and 200 km from north to south. There are eight of world’s ten highest mountains, including Mount Everest, which is known as the highest one in the world located at the foot of the Himalayas, Nepal. Map of Nepal and Neighbouring Countries Having a border line of 2400 km, Nepal is fenced by China to the north and India to the east, west and…

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  • Himalaya Essay

    The Himalayas: A Mystic’s Viewpoint Himalaya literally meaning the abode of snow. Apart from being a geographical entity, it has in various ways shaped the life and culture of South Asian people. Comprising of nine highest peaks in the world, this awe inspiring range has been an object of veneration for people and epitomizes the concept of sublime beauty. The Himalayas are bordered on the north by the Tibetan Plateau, on the south by the Indo-Gangetic Plain, on the northwest by the…

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  • The Keytone To My Living Experience In The Tree House

    conduit for the application of relevant science and technology that was taught in the classroom to solve environmental problems present on campus. The courses that drove the majority of these initiatives were structured by the college’s Sustainability Studies Program. A minor in this department provided me with the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and conduct student research, sparking my interest in international sustainable development. With a second minor in Asian Traditions, I paired my…

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  • Smartphone Pestle Analysis

    we are in the fourth generation era of mobile phones, where they have been transformed into portable computers with the launch of smartphones (Bird, 2014). In the context of Nepal, there is a dramatic increase in the use of smartphones and they have become a basic need rather than a luxury commodity. For the environmental analysis, I have taken in consideration the smartphones manufactured by Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd., a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, founded in 2002. After a…

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  • The Importance Of Farce To Serious Essay

    overlooked that the Kirantis and other ethnic groups outnumber Limbus in this province. Historically, the Limbus might have tenuous claim on Jhapa, Morang and Sunsari, but they had none over Solukhumbu, Khotang, Bhojpur, Udaypur, etc. Why not name the province after a larger minority group? How can the Limbu leaders expect that the Kirantis and other groups accept it? If such historical claims were to be entertained, Nepal east of Kathmandu should be named Khabuwan, because at one point the…

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  • Case Study Of Lachhu Thapa

    I interviewed Lachhu Thapa, aged 37 and who lived in Nepal for 26 years before moving to Australia. He has a deep insight on the cultural developments and changes that have occurred as he has spent most of his life in Katmandu the heart of Nepal and still visits every 3 months with tour groups that he runs. It is clear from the interview that education and lifestyle is constantly changing. In his view this is because of many western influences, which have been both positive and negative. Whilst…

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  • Research Paper On Mount Everest

    Mount Everest is located in the Himalayas mountain range, on the border of China and Nepal. Mount Everest is the highest mountain on earth with a height of 29,035 feet. The height grows about a quarter of an inch each year. Mount Everest was formed by the Indian tectonic plates and the Asian tectonic plates pushing against each other. The pushing together of the tectonic plates occurred over 60 million years ago. The summit of Mount Everest is covered in snow year round, however the coldest…

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  • Exploiting The Sherpas In Nepal

    If the death of 16 people doesn’t stop a government from continuing what they are doing and not changing any laws to prevent any future incidents of their people then then doesn’t that sound unjust and should we not take a stand to change this? This is what’s being done to Sherpas in Nepal, they risk their own lives guiding tourists up Mount Everest but don’t get enough credit, money or respect for it. A sherpas job consists of lugging tourists’ gear, guiding them up the mountain, and clearing…

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  • The Bhutanese Refugee Essay

    I meet Albert nearby Hindu Temple. He is around 50 and staying with his wife and 3 daughters. He was a working as a car mechanic outside the camp in Nepal and his expectation was off getting a similar job in the USA. However, he was not able to get the same type of job in the United States. He said that he felt like none of the owner or manager trusted him even to give a chance of showing his capabilities. He told that now his three daughters have started working, however, he had a very…

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