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Nepal’s Public Libraries Still in Distress After 2015 Earthquake

On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a devastating earthquake, registering around 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Between that first April quake and subsequent ones in May, this deadly force of nature killed a total of around nine thousand people. Almost 650,000 families were displaced, remote villages were cut off by landslides, and Mount Everest even moved over an inch.[1] Even more than a year later, political unrest has stalled the wheels of improvement.