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    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

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    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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    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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    Himalaya Essay

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    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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    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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    Sherpa Research Paper

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    The word Sherpa means people from the east. Before mountain climbing was popular the word Sherpa was known for a group of people who migrated from Nepal to Tibet. Now the word Sherpa is known for more as a job description. A Sherpa is a person who climbs a mountain like Mount Everest and goes ahead to set up a trail for mountain climbers to get up easily. A Sherpas job is to set up camp, manage the porters, ensure that loads of supplies are evenly distributed,and on top of that they are…

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    Everest trekking Everest trekking is an adventure journey into the base camps of the world highest mountain. A strenuous grade hiking begins after 30 minutes flight (Kathmandu-Lukla) at Lukla, 8 hours bus tour (Kathmandu-Jiri bus) at Jiri, and after the 25 minutes flight (Kathmandu-Phaplu) at Phaplu. The northeast region of Nepal has five different short and long treks, including Everest Base Camp Trek, Short Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest high pass trek, Gokyo Lake trekking and Everest view…

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    The Contemporary Operational Environment of Nepal Members of the United States Armed Forces must be ready at all times to deploy into various environments. Whether friendly or hostile, one would have to understand the current contemporary operational environment (COE) variables to develop a successful strategic plan. The subsequent information details on the three main COE factors concerning operations in the country of Nepal which are economy, infrastructure and politics, and how they should…

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    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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    Case Study Of Lachhu Thapa

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    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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