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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nepal
By nomichele
29 Apr 2015

The earthquake, measuring 7.8 Richter, that hit Nepal on Saturday, April 25th, left  behind death and destruction. The capital Katmandu was heavily damaged, leaving temples, stores and buildings reduced to rubble.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Earthquake survivors pass by collapsed buildings in Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Three earthquake survivors (a women, man and child) sit amidst the rubble.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Neighborhood residents sleep, wash, and cook behind the buddhist Stupa.

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A man walks through Gangalal Marg, a busy path that connects the tourist area of Thamel with Basantapur and Durbar Square.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble and garbage from the earthquake litter the streets of Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble from Durbar Square's temples.

Policemen remove dangerous pieces of the Maju Dega Temple's ruins.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Locals help salvage goods from a building deemed unsafe after an electrical fire. Power infrastructure was significantly damaged by the earthquake and locals now struggle to find electricity.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Locals collect souvenir bricks from Darahara tower's pieces.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of the UNESCO-listed Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu.

It is unclear how many people were killed in the tower, one of the city's premier attractions for both locals and tourists.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of the UNESCO-listed Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu.

It is unclear how many people were killed in the tower, one of the city's premier attractions for both locals and tourists.

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Surveying Earthquake Damage in Kathma...
Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Rubble and debris on street corner is Kathmandu.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Trucks collect debris and rubble from Durbar Square's temples. Many of the most important buildings and temples in Kathmandu were destroyed by the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The entrance of Kakeshwar temple in Durbar Square ruined by the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

An old woman watches the Taleju Temple in Durbar Square, one of the few temples that did not collapsed during the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A relief tent in Indra Chowk.

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

Every square, yard and open space in Kathmandu is now a camp for survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

A woman stands behind a ruined building in Thamel, where shops, hotels and temples collapsed during the earthquake.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of a shop in the tourist district of Thamel.

This picture shows the ground floor of a 6 floor building that is leaning on the neighboring building and could collapse at anytime.

The entire area is not safe, with many damaged and unstable buildings.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The building housing the tourist shop in Thamel leans on the neighboring building and could collapse at anytime.

The entire area is not safe, with many damaged and unstable buildings.

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Kathmandu,
By nomichele
27 Apr 2015

The remains of a collapsed house in Kathmandu's Chhetrapati Chowk.

This building was severely damaged after the 1934 earthquake.

Luckily, the family that was living there during the 2015 earthquake evacuated as soon as the first tremor came and nobody was injured.

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IS Abandons Deir Ez Zour Headquarters
Deir Ez Zour
By Abo-abd-alrahman
24 Sep 2014

September 24, 2014
Deir Ez Zour, Syria

Video shows the abandoned headquarters of ISIS on al-Intilak st. in central Deir Ez Zour. The militants left the building, which was originally used by a consumer organization known as al-Qabban, for fear of them being targeted by Western air strikes. However, ISIS still has control over the city and their religious police drive around the area enforcing sharia law by monitoring dress codes, making sure shops are closed at prayer times, and enforcing a smoking ban, among other things. The video also shows a former research center also used by IS and now abandoned.

Shot List:

various shots show the consumer institution from the outside

various shots show the logo of the Islamic State on one of the walls of the organization's building

Footage of ISIS car (al-Hisba) making rounds in al-Takaya street, telling people how to commit to the Shari'a.

various shots show the research center from the outside

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

A young Palestinian boy tips water over is head from the only water tap in a UN school. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

A young Palestinian boy helps with the laundry on a UN school now being used by over 600 people who have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza.

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. A young Palestinian boy helps with the laundry on a UN school now being used by over 600 people who have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
14 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. "When I hold my daughter in my arms I forget the whole world." Comments Ablu Abu Hamillah (38) as she joins over 600 in a UN School within Gaza city. Many have fled the north left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. "When I hold my daughter in my arms I forget the whole world." Comments Ablu Abu Hamillah (38) as she joins over 600 in a UN School within Gaza city. Many have fled the north left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville

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By Alison Baskerville
13 Jul 2014

Licensed to Alison Baskerville. 14/07/2014. Gaza. Following a warning from the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) over 600 people have evacuated their homes from the north of Gaza and taken refuge in a UN School. Many left with limited supplies. With no sign of the crisis ending the school is now concerned that they will run out of water and supplies. "I don't know how much longer we will be able to go on in this situation." Commented Abdil Sawan, the UN representative within the school. Photo credit : Alison Baskerville