Videos that captured the shaking offer a glimpse of the violent terror, but also reveal why the quake may have left many smaller structures standing.
The New York, Columbia University-based Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, speaks with a journalist and a a clinician about the challenges of covering Nepal earthquake.
Key news sources: government, private sector and NGOs/INGOs. Covers engineering, health, saftey and security sectors also.
The map updates data mainly on infrasctructure, location of shelter tents by village name or VDC.
Two useful articles that help explain the discrepancy in the reporting of earthquake magnitudes and that suggest more accurate ways to describe the quake.
A data-rich map of the quake hit region in central Nepal, developed with information from the Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal of the Government of Nepal.
Useful reporting resources on earthquakes, disasters– context literature, guidelines, tipsheets, etc.
Useful crisis/humanitarian, and displacement (satellite) maps following the 25 April earthquake in Gorkha.
The beginnings of mapping a disaster zone are messy.
Continuous update– maps focused on the Nepal region, the aftermath of the tremors, and the humanitarian response flooding media reports and Twitter testimonies globally.