Already handwritten posters have begun appearing on the walls of Kathmandu, with warnings for the survivors of the deadly earthquake that razed entire sections of Nepal’s capital city on April 25.
Patan Campus this morning – the municipal garbage trucks have come to collect garbage from the settlements in the campus area. Multiple signs have posted warning against the spread of diseases. This sign says, “Let’s not allow diseases to spread, let’s keep the area clean. We can at least do this much. If you keep your surroundings clean, we will avoid the spread of cholera, jaundice, typhoid and diarrhoea.” Photo by @bimlabai #nepalphotoproject #nepalearthquake #nepalquake #nepal #patan #safety #hygiene
The concerns are legitimate—and the risks real.
Even in the best of times, the medical infrastructure in Nepal—one of poorest countries in the world—is scarcely enough to keep up with the demands of its…
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