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Nepal, Before and After the Earthquake – The New York Times Magazine
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Climbers on the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest, just above the base camp in Nepal, five days before the earthquake set off a deadly avalanche in the area.
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The base camp in Nepal, four days before the quake.
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A closer view of the base camp in Nepal.
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Part of the Everest base camp in Nepal.
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Climbers participating in a puja, a ceremony in which they ask for permission to ascend the mountain and appeal for safe passage, six days before the earthquake and deadly avalanches struck.
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Khumbu Glacier on Mount Everest, four days before the earthquake.
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The remains of a temple in Katmandu’s Durbar Square, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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A house in Kaalopul, Nepal, the day after the earthquake.
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Outside a hospital in Katmandu the day after the quake.
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Destruction in Kapan, a village on the outskirts of Katmandu.
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Collapsed buildings in Kapan.
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A fallen building in the Kamalpokhari area of Katmandu.
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Fearing aftershocks and further building collapses, people set up camp at Tundikhel, a parade ground in Katmandu.
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The rubble of collapsed homes in Kapan.
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