Naomi Mihara is a journalist currently stationed in Kathmandu, where she documents stories of life after the earthquake for Aftershock Nepal. She focuses on global development and environmental journalism, and has worked in Thailand and the Philippines as a journalist and in the NGO sector. She holds a Master’s in Multimedia Journalism from Bournemouth University.
It's hard to imagine that just six months ago there were habitable structures here. The wilderness has devoured everything. Unruly weeds grow on stray bricks, long wooden beams look like they have been carelessly tossed around and bits of broken furniture poke out of the overgrowth.