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

By James Nachtwey Wreckage from Nepal's 2015 earthquakes nearly one year later in the ancient city of Sankhu, Nepal, April

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

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

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

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

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.

Nearly a year after Nepal's earthquakes of 2015, villagers work at rebuilding with little or no government support, Barpak, Nepal, April 3, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Nearly a year after Nepal's earthquakes of villagers work at rebuilding with little or no government support, Barpak, Nepal, April

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

A child combs her hair in the devastated village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, a year after the 2015 quakes which destroyed most of the town, April 5, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

A child combs her hair in the devastated village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, a year after the 2015 quakes which destroyed most of the town, April

A woman hangs laundry with the Buddha Himal mountain behind her in the Himalyan village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal. Though international donors stepped up to provide aid in the aftermath of the 2015 quakes, money for rebuilding homes has yet to reach victims. April 6, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

A woman hangs laundry with the Buddha Himal mountain behind her in the Himalyan village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal. Though international donors stepped up to provide aid in the aftermath of the 2015 quakes, money for rebuilding homes has yet to reach victims. April 6, 2016.

A woman carries a child among wreckage in the village of Barpak, Nepal  in Gorkha district, at the epicenter of the 2015 quakes, April 3, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

A woman carries a child among wreckage in the village of Barpak, Nepal in Gorkha district, at the epicenter of the 2015 quakes, April

Following the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal  more than 600,000 homes were destroyed,  Damage from the quakes is estimated at around $7 billion.  Nearly one year later, villagers rebuild houses and pathways in the village of Barpak at the quake's epicenter, April 5, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Following the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal more than 600,000 homes were destroyed, Damage from the quakes is estimated at around $7 billion. Nearly one year later, villagers rebuild houses and pathways in the village of Barpak at the quake's epicenter, April 5, 2016.

Villagers work communally to rebuild houses and a new religious stupa in the village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal  at the epicenter of the 2015 quakes, which destroyed most of the village, April 5, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

Villagers work communally to rebuild houses and a new religious stupa in the village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal at the epicenter of the 2015 quakes, which destroyed most of the village, April

Villagers rebuild houses and pathways in the Himalayan village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the April and May  2015 earthquakes which killed 9,000 people, April 6, 2016.

Nepal: A Year Later, Photos by James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey for TIME Villagers rebuild houses and pathways in the Himalayan village of Barpak, in Gorkha district, Nepal, at the epicenter of the April and May 2015 earthquakes which killed people, on April

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.

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

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

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.

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