Baltimore aid groups, including Catholic Relief Services and Lutheran World Relief, had sent people and supplies to Nepal to help the country recover and have already reached about 30,000 people. But with monsoon rains expected in a few weeks, workers say they are now assessing how the new quake will affect their attempts to get people to shelter.
With some facing up to 40 days away from their homes, Charles Village residents criticize the city and CSX for failing to heed their complaints about problems with East 26th Street, which collapsed in a heap of stones, dirt and automobiles onto the adjacent train tracks.
A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed amid a month's worth of rain that fell Tuesday and Wednesday, dumping half a dozen cars, street lights and sidewalks onto the CSX rail tracks below.
By By Scott Dance, Kevin Rector and Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun