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A Sadhu (holy man) smokes marijuana using a chillum (traditional clay pipe) as a holy offering during the festival at Pasupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva and in particular, marks the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance.A Sadhu (holy man) smokes marijuana using a chillum (traditional clay pipe) as a holy offering during the festival at Pasupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva and in particular, marks the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance.

Maha Shivaratri Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva and in particular, marks the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance.

An old man wearing a surgical mask during the giveaway.
Giveaway of surgical masks drew hundreds of elderly queuing up for hours under the fear of the deadly corona virus in Hong Kong.An old man wearing a surgical mask during the giveaway.
Giveaway of surgical masks drew hundreds of elderly queuing up for hours under the fear of the deadly corona virus in Hong Kong.

Surgical masks giveaway in Hong Kong, China

Giveaway of surgical masks drew hundreds of elderly queuing up for hours under the fear of the deadly corona virus in Hong Kong.

NASHUA, UNITED STATED - FEBRUARY 09 2020: A girls hold a Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg placard during his campaign stop in Nashua.NASHUA, UNITED STATED - FEBRUARY 09 2020: A girls hold a Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg placard during his campaign stop in Nashua.

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg campaigns in Nashua, US

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg campaigns in Nashua, US

A reveller wears a mask during the first day of Carnival in Almazán, north of Spain.
Thousands of Spanish towns and villages celebrate the Carnaval (Carnival) this weekend. It is a festival that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. It is a time to celebrate and party, with music and dancing in the streets.A reveller wears a mask during the first day of Carnival in Almazán, north of Spain.
Thousands of Spanish towns and villages celebrate the Carnaval (Carnival) this weekend. It is a festival that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. It is a time to celebrate and party, with music and dancing in the streets.

Carnival Begins in Almazan, Spain

Thousands of Spanish towns and villages celebrate the Carnaval (Carnival) this weekend. It is a festival that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. It is a time to celebrate and party, with music and dancing in the streets.

SOPA Story of the week

Marhamah (51 years old) seats at her stand.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Marhamah (51 years old) seats at her stand.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Marhamah (51 years old) seats at her stand. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Kartia (43 years) seats waiting for dusk.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Kartia (43 years) seats waiting for dusk.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Kartia (43 years) seats waiting for dusk. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Ida (35 years old) collects clean water from a tank.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Ida (35 years old) collects clean water from a tank.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Ida (35 years old) collects clean water from a tank. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Andri, an eight-year-old child poses in front of a makeshift tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Andri, an eight-year-old child poses in front of a makeshift tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Andri, an eight-year-old child poses in front of a makeshift tent. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Dei (52 years old) sits in front of her tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Dei (52 years old) sits in front of her tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Dei (52 years old) sits in front of her tent. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Usman (60 years old) relaxes close to tents.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Usman (60 years old) relaxes close to tents.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Usman (60 years old) relaxes close to tents. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Sarifah (36 years old) with her child
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Sarifah (36 years old) with her child
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Sarifah (36 years old) with her child At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Ani walking between the emergency tents.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Ani walking between the emergency tents.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Ani walking between the emergency tents. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Rian (31 years old) relaxes after praying in a makeshift tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Rian (31 years old) relaxes after praying in a makeshift tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Rian (31 years old) relaxes after praying in a makeshift tent. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Nurlina (54 years old) takes clean water from a pipe.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Nurlina (54 years old) takes clean water from a pipe.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Nurlina (54 years old) takes clean water from a pipe. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Minarni (40 years old) and her child sit relaxed.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Minarni (40 years old) and her child sit relaxed.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Minarni (40 years old) and her child sit relaxed. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Hasanuddin (65 years old) with his wife Nurhayati (51 years old) seat in the aisle of the emergency tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.Hasanuddin (65 years old) with his wife Nurhayati (51 years old) seat in the aisle of the emergency tent.
At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.

Hasanuddin (65 years old) with his wife Nurhayati (51 years old) seat in the aisle of the emergency tent. At the Balaroa evacuation post there are still 251 families or 1,010 residents who are victims of the earthquake, many residents did not move to the refugee camps because the temporary shelter (huntara) provided by the government did not meet their needs, though there are also families that want a shelter but not entitled to receive shelters cause their houses were not affected by the earthquake. To survive in the post, a number of refugees run various businesses like selling children's snacks and other odd jobs.