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Nepalis Still Await Reconstruction a Year After Quake

Reconstruction has been painfully slow in Nepal although a year has passed since a deadly 7.8 earthquake (April 25) killed more than 9,000 people and flattened tens of thousands of homes. Political tensions, a slow moving bureaucracy and crippling fuel shortages have made it harder for poor people in the remote mountain country to pick up the pieces of their lives. Like thousands of Nepalese, Om Prashad, was working as a domestic servant in New Delhi when his life was turned upside...

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