Local Nepal relief efforts getting underway

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By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY — Just two weeks ago, Vail Valley resident Pemba Sherpa was visiting his home village in Nepal’s Everest region, spending time with family and having tea with neighboring friends.In a matter of minutes this past weekend, the landscape of what he left was severely altered forever, and Pemba, who had returned to build and bless a stupa (or monument) in honor of his parents, was shocked to learn that while his village was spared, a neighboring village a 10-minute walk away was crushed.“Fortunately, my village didn’t get hit,” he said. “But in the next town, Chaurikharka 2, that …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed


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