WHY PROTECT WATER ?
Why NEPAL ?
The Himalayas is the third ice cap of the world. Water needs this cold mass to condense and fall in the form of rain or snow.
• The Himalayas give birth to the six largest rivers of Asia, which cover a human population of nearly 4 billion people.
• Nepal has 8 of the 14 summits more than 8000 m from the planet, 90 summits at more than 7000 m and 1300 summits at more than 6000 m.
• The Himalayas have a major and decisive influence on the entire climate of Asia
The earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May 2015
On 25th April and 12th May 2015 more than 9000 people were killed and 800 000 were left homeless. ,
All villages in the Gorkha District in the Manaslu Massif (8163 m) were affected and destroyed at 70 and 90%.