Nepal, a small, beautiful and a peaceful country in Asia experienced earthquake of 7.8 Magnitude on Saturday, 25th April 2015. A 200-foot watchtower that came crashing down into a pile of bricks. Oh my God!! Most of the tragedy occurred in Kathmandu (Nepal’s Capital) and the surrounding valley leaving 1800+ dead and 5000+ injured.
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Then & Now
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The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, killing hundreds, has also destroyed several historic landmarks, including Kathmandu’s nine-story Dharahara Tower, which was first built in 1832. The tower had already been destroyed and rebuilt once before, following a 1934 earthquake. About 200 people were trapped inside the tower when it collapsed, according to police. At left is the tower as it appeared before the earthquake. At right is the tower after the earthquake. (Source: The Huffington Post, Facebook Page)
Sharing Some Quotes in General On Earthquakes
Why this happen to human life. Did we plan for it? No. How one can feel the plan and trauma of effected? Ben Bernanke once said, “If you want to understand geology, study earthquakes. If you want to understand the economy, study the Depression.”
We are not reporting earthquake but our job is to make sure you understand the pain of human lives who went through this natural disaster in Nepal. If you can do some help to them, do it. If not, at least pray for them. By praying for them you will be helping them.
We will live together, we will die together. With Earthquakes, God will test our bonding and we will prove it to be true, as strong as ever. Tough times are going to teach us a lot, the value of life.
“There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help”. – Jan Schakowsky
“It’s not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren’t the worst problem with fracking”. – David Suzuki
“It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza”. – Richard Reeves
“God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing”. – William Lyon Phelps
“The safest place to be during an earthquake would be in a stationary store.” – George Carlin, Brain Droppings
God Come Through People Who Help, Help & Help Others. In any crisis, people help, without any discrimination.
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