Bally is on a mission to save Mount Everest
GQ Magazine UK Bally has launched its Peak Outlook initiative, which aims to promote the protection of Mount Everest
Bally's Peak Outlook Campaign
Vogue Bally Has Cleaned Up Nearly 2 Tons of Garbage From Mount Everest—And Its Efforts Are Far From Over
Ain’t no mountain high enough
Client: World Food Programme Six months after the earthquake, the people of Nepal are on their way to recovery. Here’s what WFP and its partners have been doing to help make it possible.Nepal’s twin earthquakes hit mostly mountainous areas, which are hard to reach at the best of times. Together with its partners, WFP had to deploy its unique logistical expertise to provide food and shelter to two million people within the first six weeks following the disaster.Helicopters, along with porters and mules, have been used to reach the unreachable, high in the Himalayas. Meanwhile, WFP engineers have been hard at work erecting tented clinics and opening vital mountain trails.
water and climate change
Client: Asian Development Bank Despite immense economic and social progress over the last few decades, more than 75% of the Asian region faces water insecurity. Underlying this is a series of interconnected pressures, including population growth, urbanization, increasing water pollution, and the excessive extraction of groundwater. Providing more food, energy, clean drinking water and access to sanitation without compromising the environment is even more challenging against the backdrop of climate change and associated risk of water-related disasters.
Client: Asian Development Bank THE DEVASTATIONThe 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck on 25 April and subsequent aftershocks and landslides killed over 8,600 people and damaged hundreds of thousands of homes and buildings.Almost half a million houses have been destroyed and more than 250,000 damaged, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Nepal’s Longest Tunnel Brings Improved Water Supply a Step Closer for Kathmandu Residents
Client: Asian Development Bank Kathmandu, Nepal — Excavation of the longest tunnel in Nepal was completed on 12 April. When fully operational, the 26-kilometer (km) tunnel will carry water from the Melamchi River to alleviate water stress experienced by inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley. ADB has worked with the Government of Nepal since 2000 to build the tunnel and 29 km of access roads, providing $145 million in loans for the $355.4 million project.Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kim said, “The completion of the excavation marks a very important milestone in the project's history and is indeed a giant leap forward for the project, one that will soon help alleviate the water stress experienced by the inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley.”
In Nepal, Bouncing Back From the Earthquake
Client: USAID As the clock ticked 11:56 on the morning of April 25, Hira Bharati believed the world was coming to an end.She was attending a government-run training program on agriculture in Chautara, the headquarters of Sindhupalchowk district in northeastern Nepal, when the ground shook intensely. She first heard screams and then saw houses collapse in a cloud of dust. The entire town—perched on a hilltop, dotted with concrete and mud houses—was in ruins within a minute.Four hours away, in the village of Kunchowk, Bharati’s house too had crumbled, killing her husband’s grandfather. Their animal shed also collapsed, killing eight of their goats. The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal this spring killed nearly 9,000 people, injured more than 22,000 others and left nearly 3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
Rhino translocation off to a positive start in Nepal’s Terai
Client: WWF Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal – A Greater one-horned rhino found a new home in Bardia National Park through a successful translocation expedition from Chitwan National Park in Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) today. In the coming days, four additional rhinos will make this trek, all part of a larger effort to move 30 rhinos to Bardia National Park (25 rhinos) and Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve (5 rhinos) through 2018.