James Nachtwey: A Year After the Devastating Earthquake

Wreckage from Nepal's 2015 earthquakes nearly one year later in the ancient city of Sankhu, Nepal,  April 1, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Wreckage from Nepal's 2015 earthquakes nearly one year later in the ancient city of Sankhu, Nepal, April 1, 2016.

Approaching the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, many people still live in squalid conditions in a tent encampment in central Katmandu,  Nepal, March 30, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Approaching the first anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, many people still live in squalid conditions in a tent encampment in central Katmandu, Nepal, March 30, 2016.

A woman and children at a squalid  tent encampment in central Kathmandu, Nepal, nearly a year after the devastating 2015 earthquakes, March 31, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

A woman and children at a squalid tent encampment in central Kathmandu, Nepal, nearly a year after the devastating 2015 earthquakes, March 31, 2016.

A family sits in an Informal tent encampment in central Kathmandu, Nepal. Approaching the first anniversary of the  quakes of 2015, many people have been living in the squalid conditions of the camp for the past year.  Some residents of the camp are from towns and villages in the region of Kathmandu, while others, some of whom are Nepalese migrant workers, are from more distant areas, March 31, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

A family sits in an Informal tent encampment in central Kathmandu, Nepal. Approaching the first anniversary of the quakes of 2015, many people have been living in the squalid conditions of the camp for the past year. Some residents of the camp are from towns and villages in the region of Kathmandu, while others, some of whom are Nepalese migrant workers, are from more distant areas, March 31, 2016.

The village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the  2015 quakes, which destroyed almost the entire village, April 5, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

The village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the 2015 quakes, which destroyed almost the entire village, April 5, 2016.

Approaching the first anniversary of Nepal's 2015 quakes, money from international donors has yet to reach victims. A  political fight overtook  reconstruction efforts, leaving villagers in communities like Barpak, needing to rebuild on their own, April 7, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Approaching the first anniversary of Nepal's 2015 quakes, money from international donors has yet to reach victims. A political fight overtook reconstruction efforts, leaving villagers in communities like Barpak, needing to rebuild on their own, April 7, 2016.

Workers rebuilding in the  village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, one year after the 2015 quakes which destroyed nearly the entire village, April 5, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Workers rebuilding in the village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, one year after the 2015 quakes which destroyed nearly the entire village, April 5, 2016.

Villagers rebuilding houses in Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the 2015 earthquakes, which were the worst natural disaster to befall Nepal in more than eight decades,  April 7, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Villagers rebuilding houses in Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the 2015 earthquakes, which were the worst natural disaster to befall Nepal in more than eight decades, April 7, 2016.

Villagers rebuild houses in Barpak, in Gorkha district, at the epicenter of the 2015 earthquakes.  In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, landslides left Barpak and other remote villages cut-off from the rest of Nepal. Entire communities were rendered homeless and helpless overnight, April 7, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Villagers rebuild houses in Barpak, in Gorkha district, at the epicenter of the 2015 earthquakes. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, landslides left Barpak and other remote villages cut-off from the rest of Nepal. Entire communities were rendered homeless and helpless overnight, April 7, 2016.

Villagers work at rebuilding a year after the devastating earthquakes of 2015 in Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, April 6, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Villagers work at rebuilding a year after the devastating earthquakes of 2015 in Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, April 6, 2016.

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