#NepalEarthquake in Pictures

The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake is now over 6,200 as fresh aftershocks and over 8 million people have been affected by the quake that shook Nepal a week ago. EWN's Mia Lindeque has been reporting from Nepal as the region recovers from the disaster.

Nepal after the earthquake, in photos:

65-year old Mya Bbuddhachari weeps as she describes how she frantically ran out of her house/Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

One of the major concerns here is the [destruction] of historic buildings, experts say that with some of the new buildings they're not using [the right materials] to actually build their houses. It's so fragile that they [the buildings] collapsed from the middle and it's because of the poor construction so it's something that they will have to look at especially with the fears of more aftershocks coming.

EWN Reporter, Mia Lindeque

Members of the community taking shelter at the Shyambhu Buddhist temple/ Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

This was a restaurant. 40 bodies already pulled out/Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

The Gift of the Givers team walking through an area where scores of buildings collapsed during the quake/Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

Community members assess the devastation/Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

Stray dogs are everywhere, roaming the streets aimlessly/Photo Credit: Mia Lindeque.

Mia spoke to Azania on 702 and Cape Talk's Weekend Breakfast giving more details about the situation in the country, rescue efforts and the process of rebuilding. Listen to the interview below:


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