Not forgetting Nepal

The UN’s New VR Doc Exposes a Forgotten Crisis

The United Nations will, unfortunately, never run out of international issues to address. Whether in response to war, viruses, refugee crises, or other urgent situations, the agency’s peacekeeping and humanitarian aid efforts are ongoing worldwide almost constantly. That means a lot of help in a lot of places—and it also means that public perception of the UN’s work is often defined by the crisis of the moment. The organization’s latest virtual reality documentary was made to change that. Ground Beneath Her is about Nepal, and specifically about how one family is rebuilding after the 2015 earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people and left some 3 million displaced. ….[READ]