On the 12th of May 2015 the second earthquake hit at 12:50 local time, 11 miles southeast of the Kodari. The epicentre was on the border of Dolakha and Sidhupalchowk, two districts of Nepal. The earthquake and aftershocks caused significant landslides, this time destroying many of the small mountain villages including Langtang where 435 people made their home and now only one solitary house still stands forlorn.
There has been over 22,509 people injured and the current death toll stands at over 8850, both are still raising as the endless task of clearing the devastation continues. The death toll could rise well over 10,000 as contact is made with the more remote districts and villages. Hundreds of thousands of people have been made homeless, with entire village’s flattened, cultural land marks have either been destroyed or damaged, and many have lost not only their homes and loved ones but there means of income.