Surviving Nepal’s worst earthquake since 1934


Phampha, a 35 year old woman living in a village outside of Kathmandu, describes the terror and confusion of experiencing the 8.1 magnitude earthquake that killed 9,000 people, injured 23,000, and left hundreds of thousands homeless on 25 April, 2015.

Storyteller: Phampha

Date of Story: 25 April, 2015
Location of Story: Jitpur Phedi, Nepal
Location: Jitpur Phedi, Nepal
Date: 23 November, 2015

Recorded by: Sarki Gyalzen for Volunteers Initiative Nepal

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