Two Humboldt County residents, Dave Creech and Neal Carnam, were believed to be on a hiking trail near Mount Everest when a 7.8 quake struck about 12:40 a.m. our time.◼ LOCAL MAN IN NEPAL SENDS PHOTOS AND REPORT FROM THE SCENE OF TODAY’S EARTHQUAKE THAT KILLED HUNDREDS - Kym Kemp/RedheadedBlackBelt
“We are stuck in Lukla. No flights in or out,” came the message from Dave Creech. He and his partner Neal Carnam, both of Northern California, had been exploring the area around Mount Everest when a 7.8 quake struck. Family here anxiously awaited news (see this post here for more information) for hours until just recently when Creech and his partner were able to contact them and let them know they were all right.... Creech sent photographs from the area as the people in Nepal grapple with damaged buildings and fears of aftershocksIf you're not following Kym Kemp's blog, you're missing out. Great local news source.
As rescue efforts continued on Sunday, Nepal’s two largest neighbors, China and India, offered to help http://t.co/FDWjCTazW6— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 26, 2015
I've been through several earthquakes but this video of a pool in Nepal is scariest (if genuine) of what I've seen. https://t.co/mIJ6h8Lro7— Pawan Khera (@Pawankhera) April 26, 2015
Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises to 1900 - http://t.co/bxNfeemTHs— Tom T. (@VRWCTexan) April 26, 2015
In awe of the selflessness of aid workers in Nepal. They too are survivors who need help. But they are making helping others their priority.— Kristie Lu Stout CNN (@klustout) April 26, 2015
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