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  1. One month after Nepal quake, a struggle for aidRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    "Where is the aid?" I get asked this question from the media during almost every major disaster we respond to. The Nepal earthquake, which took place a month ago on Monday, has been no different.

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  2. India simplifies facilitating relief supplies to NepalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    India has simplified transit procedures for facilitating relief supplies to landlocked Nepal -- rocked by a devastating quake last month which claimed more than 8,700 lives and destroyed a large number of buildings and infrastructure in more than half of the Himalayan nation's 75 districts. The Indian government on Monday announced it has introduced simplified transit procedures for facilitating relief supplies to Nepal by international humanitarian organisations as well as governments in the aftermath of the April 25 temblor.

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  3. Nepal: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rainsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Scoop

    "The monsoon is just four weeks away, and will bring with it a high possibility of increased landslides, making it extremely difficult - if not impossible - to bring timely relief aid and recovery support to communities in rural areas," said Magdy MartA nez-SolimA n, Director of the UN Development Programme Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. "These areas are in dire need," he stressed, noting that 85 to 90 per cent of houses have been destroyed or are unsafe.

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  4. Nepal: UN underscores need to act before monsoon rains risk further disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Newkerala.com

    As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to restore and rebuild, United Nations humanitarian workers and their partners are in a fierce race against time to reach survivors in the remote mountains before the monsoon rains hit and further complicate logistics. The monsoon is just four weeks away, and will bring with it a high possibility of increased landslides, making it extremely difficult if not impossible to bring timely relief aid and recovery support to communities in rural areas, said Magdy Martnez-Solimn, Director of the UN Development Programme Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.

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  5. Nepal: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rains risk further disasterRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | United Nations

    The interior of an old school bus, which, 14 people from two families in Nepal, have converted into temporary living quarters. Photo: UNDP Nepal/Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi 21 May 2015 – As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to restore and rebuild, United Nations humanitarian workers and their partners are in a fierce race against time to reach survivors in the remote mountains before the monsoon rains hit and further complicate logistics.

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  6. Embassy personnel dropped everything and ranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: "All we could do was drop everything and run," said Fadli Adilah, charge d'affairs at the Malaysian embassy in Kathmandu. He was telling The Star what happened at the embassy when an earthquake hit Nepal at about 12.35pm yesterday.

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  7. Want to help Nepal? Then travel to NepalRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 11, 2015 - Dear Travelers The most difficult phase aftermath of Apr 24th Nepal Earthquake is getting over and all of us, including the tourism industry in Nepal is trying to get back to normal life. With exceptions to some remote areas, Relief materials and medical helps have reached in the affected areas.

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  8. For Del. team in Nepal, time to assess needs, logisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | USA Today

    For Del. team in Nepal, time to assess needs, logistics KATHMANDU, Nepal - Thamel is the tourist center of Kathmandu, crammed with storefronts hawking healing herbs, straw bongos and North Face knockoffs.

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  9. The Day the Earth Shook in Nepal: A traveller's Account of What Happened and How He Got Out.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | 4 Hoteliers

    Sweeting, who worked as publisher for several travel trade titles including TTG Asia and TravelAsia, is a frequent visitor to Nepal, having written a book of his travels there. Today, our last day in Nepal, intent on seeing the sites of Kathmandu: we arose early, around 4.30am, showered, dressed and met together in the foyer; Olga, her first time to Nepal, Tat Leong and myself we'd lived here some 15 years ago.

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  10. Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills. But since Nepal was shattered by a mammoth earthquake a week ago, those eyes have gazed upon a nation in mourning - and on a microcosm of its despair inside the ancient temple itself.

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  11. AftershocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Slate Magazine

    Each Friday, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on Twitter.

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  12. The Best Way to Help Nepal Recover From the Quake? Go There on VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | TIME.com

    A trekking path, lower right, is overshadowed by high-altitude peaks including Ama Dablam, top center, in a valley leading north into Nepal's Khumbu region, which is home to Mount Everest on April 18, 2015 "We are pleased to inform you that Nepal is now safe to visit," reads an email from Adventure Mountain Explore Treks & Expedition sent out on Wednesday. "If you have already booked your holiday or you are planning to, we welcome you with an open heart."

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  13. Nepal earthquake: Grieving families say final goodbyes to loved ones at tearful cremation ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Mirror.co.uk

    They were all on the banks of the Bagmati River and the number emphasised the sheer size of the Nepal earthquake. Relatives then tearfully scattered them into the holy waters of the river which rises in the Himalayas and finally flows into the Ganges.

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  14. Sheffield residents raise A 455,100 for NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Sheffield Star

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Generous Sheffield residents have so far given 455,100 to an appeal set up by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help those affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

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  15. Director-General Signs Condolences Book for NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | World Heritage Centre News

    On 6 May, the Director-General expressed her sincere condolences to the Government and people of Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on 25 April by signing a message in the condolences book opened at the Embassy, in the presence of the Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Ms Ambika Devi Luintel. "I wish to say how deeply aggrieved I am by the magnitude of human loss caused by the earthquake.

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  16. Can Nepal's temples be saved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Deutsche Welle

    Largely destroyed by the earthquake, the country's rich cultural heritage needs to be rebuilt. In a DW interview, Christian Manhart, head of UNESCO in Kathmandu, reveals how they plan to do it.

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  17. Nepal's Mountain Bikers Are Getting Aid to Isolated Quake-Hit VillagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Time

    A mountain bike team member hands out tarpaulin in villages in need of relief after the Nepal earthquake of April 25, 2015 Nepal's national mountain biking team was making practice runs last week in Chobar, when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit on April 25. The village of Chobar is a 20-minute bike ride from Kathmandu and was badly hit, with many people trapped in their houses. Just a few hours later, they survived more tremors while pulling out a mother and her son from under the rubble of a half-collapsed house - both of them alive.

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  18. Fate of Nepal's heritage unsure after deadly earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    A man walks through the famous Swayambhunath stupa after it was damaged in the April 25 massive earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Swayambhunath, which dates back to the 5th century, is one of at least 68 cultural heritage sites in Nepal that were damaged by the earthquake.

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  19. Aid organizations working furiously to help Nepal earthquake victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Canada.com

    Blackcomb Mountain is the backdrop for this 5.24-acre estate. The home's exterior is constructed of of grey basalt stone and features a 40-foot entrance silo with a hand forged iron staircase.

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  20. Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Erie Times News

    This Thursday, April 30, 2015 photo, shows a view of the famous Swayambhunath stupa after it was damaged in the April 25 massive earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Swayambhunath, which dates back to the 5th century, is one of at least 68 cultural heritage sites in Nepal that were damaged by the earthquake.

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