The human cost of the fuel crisis

Eva Wieners describes one of the tragic consequences of the catastrophic fuel crisis that paralyzed Nepal in the wake of the April 2015 earthquake. Since fuel was scarce, buses ran less frequently and became overcrowded, leading to a surge in traffic accident deaths.

Storyteller: Eva Wieners

Date of Story: September 2015
Location of Story: Nepal
Location: Münster, Germany
Date: 17 February, 2016

To find out more about Eva’s life in Nepal with her daughter Miriam, check out her blog Miriam und Eva Unterwegs (German).