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In Kathmandu Valley, quake-hit Nepalis fend for themselves

In Kathmandu Valley, quake-hit Nepalis fend for themselves

April 26, 2015

DHADING (Nepal), April 26 — Barely any sign of an organised relief effort was visible outside Nepal’s capital today, as aid agencies struggled to fly and truck relief supplies to a country stricken by its worst earthquake in eight decades. In the lush Dhading farming district 80 km (50 miles) outside Kathmandu, people camped in the open, the hospital was overflowing, the power was off and shops were closed. Rocks were strewn across the lightly-travelled single road running west from... Read more

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An estimated 2,000 people fell victim to a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal yesterday (April 25, 2015). Nepal has declared a “state of emergency” after a massive earthquake hit just 80km northwest of its capital city Kathmandu. — Reuters Read More