Latest Earthquake News From Batase
The school building and orphanage will both need to be torn down and rebuilt. Though walls are still standing, infracstructural damage is so serious and dangerous that the only solution, as with many other buildings, is to demolish what remains and rebuild.
200 bags of rice and other much needed supplies reached Batase. More details on Som's Facebook page.
Hundreds of tents have been being made for the villagers, and a nurse and other volunteers have reached the village over the past few days. Progress is being made.
Som and Steve have arrived in Batase Village. An ABC News crew went with them, and aired their report this evening. It's painful to watch, but it does present a true picture of the current situation in Batase. Watch the ABC Video >>