Nepal

'Everest' Vacation Bible School Program e-Brochure (Courtesy Group)

1 Million Vacation Bible Schoolers In ‘Everest’-Themed Church Program Sold Before Deadly Earthquake

Call it the Hand of Providence or an awkward coincidence, but this summer more than 1 million children are attending a Mount Everest-themed Vacation Bible School program produced and sold months before the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring over 23,000.

06/25/2015

The helicopter was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese army soldiers. (CBS SF)

Bodies Spotted With Wreckage Of Missing US Helicopter In Nepal

Devastating news for friends and family of some U.S. Marines as searchers have found the wreckage of an American helicopter in Nepal.

05/15/2015

Rescue team officials and a sniffer dog search for survivors at a collapsed house in Kathmandu May 12, 2015, after an earthquake struck. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Major Quake Rocks Nepal, Killing Over 40

A major earthquake hit a remote mountain region of Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 42 people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings less than three weeks after the Himalayan nation was ravaged by its worst quake in decades.

05/12/2015

Francis Gonzalez, 30-year-old from San Francisco, California, has been backpacking across Asia since October 2014.  (Michelle Gonzalez/Instagram)

Missing San Francisco Backpacker Found Safe In Nepal

A 30-year-old San Francisco man who was hiking in the Himalayas when the 7.8-magnitude Nepal earthquake struck last week has been reported safe by his family.

04/30/2015

Spencer Dickinson (CBS)

21-Year-Old Man From Petaluma Missing In Nepal After Massive Earthquake Calls Home

A man who grew up in Petaluma who was missing after last week’s earthquake in Nepal has been found alive, relatives confirmed Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

Everest Damaschino (left) with his father, Anthony, on a trip to Nepal in 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area Teen Named After Mt. Everest Launches Effort To Help Nepal Quake Victims

Aid organizations are scrambling to help in the aftermath of last week’s earthquake in Nepal, but one Bay Area teenager named Everest has an idea to keep the help coming even long after the dust settles.

04/28/2015

(Vinh Truong/Facebook)

Sunnyvale Man On Dream Trip Killed In Avalanche Triggered By Nepal Earthquake

The State Department has confirmed a Sunnyvale man was killed in Nepal.

04/28/2015

People walk through the ruins of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Help Victims Of Quake-Ravaged Nepal Desperately In Need

The massive earthquake centered in Nepal has killed more than 3,900 people and the number continues to rise. Here are some of the organizations that are already in the region and working with the victims who are desperately in need of help:

04/27/2015

Bay Area climber Jon Reiter stayed behind to help aid those injured after surviving a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal while climbing Mount Everest. (Source: Jon Reiter)

Bay Area Climber Stays Behind To Help After Surviving Nepal Earthquake, Mt. Everest Avalanches

A Bay Area climber who survived avalanches followed by a massive earthquake in Nepal is refusing to come home, determined to help injured climbers get back to safety.

04/26/2015

Quake Damaged Road

Survivors Terrified By Aftershocks From Nepal Quake That Killed Thousands

Tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought by a massive earthquake that killed thousands.

04/26/2015

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