Tag Archives: Donatella Lorch

Waits Stretch for Days as Nepal Confronts Fuel Shortage

India’s “undeclared” blockade of Nepal has created a countrywide massive fuel shortage affecting life at all levels from driving to cooking, medical treatment and ability to assist earthquake victims. My piece for the New York Times. Every aspect of our lives is connected to fossil fuels.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/16/world/asia/nepal-kathmandu-fuel-shortage.html

The Red God Had The Earthquake Blues — But Now He’s On A Roll!

Like many Nepalis, the Red God has been homeless and living in a tent since the April 2015 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Yesterday he got back into his chariot an started a one month trip through towns and a major city. Here is my story for NPR

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/09/22/442517305/the-red-god-had-the-earthquake-blues-but-now-hes-on-a-roll

Uncertainty and Helplessness Become a Way of Life in Nepal

Here is my piece in the New York Times  — how uncertainty and helplessness feeds fear and hyper vigilance 

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/world/asia/in-nepal-dread-of-another-earthquake-keeps-residents-on-edge.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0&referrer