Reporting from the field April 29, 10:35 am, North of Kathmandu Our assessment team in Nepal so far is me, Sandeep and Manis.  Sandeep Shah is from our Miyamoto India office and Manis is our Nepalese structural engineer partner.  He ran one of the largest companies with 30 people in Kathmandu. Manis drives a little red Honda through the city.  The town is empty and all the stores are closed with not much action.  The apartments above the stores are all vacant.  The population essentially fled the town for fear of…

Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief arrives in Kathmandu, Nepal Finds fearful tourists sleeping outside Tuesday, April 28, 11 pm After 30 hours of flight over Afghanistan and Iran, my plane was put on hold over Kathmandu airport.  I was sitting next to a BBC producer and she told me she’s been in the air for the past three days trying to get to here.  She was turned back twice because the airport was shut down. I met up with Sandeep Shah, who heads our India office, at the crowded…