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One year of aid, but little progress in Nepal

Pressure is needed from the international community to impress on the Nepali government to stop its in-fighting and commit to rebuilding the country.

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A Nepali man praying for the dead at Kathmandu's landmark Dharahara Tower on April 24, to mark the first year since the quake which killed 9,000 of his countrymen.

THE first anniversary of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake has drawn considerable reflection, and, as predicted, most has been discouraging. There has been little progress in physical rebuilding, and none in improving a governance system that failed citizens before and after the disaster. A year