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Nepal scrambles to organise relief, many flee capital

Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains.

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A million children ‘severely affected’ in Nepal

Nearly a million children have been "severely affected" by a severe earthquake in Nepal that has killed more than 3,200 people, a spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said, as rescue and aid workers struggle to

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Nepalese community leaders call for donations in Bahrain

An urgent appeal for donations has been launched by the Nepalese community in Bahrain for victims of a deadly earthquake. Officials from the Nepalese Embassy and the Nepali Club gathered last night to co-ordinate efforts in raisin

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Bahrainis refuse to leave quake-hit Nepal

Several Bahraini citizens are refusing to leave Nepal despite surviving the country's worst earthquake in decades, according to diplomats. More than 50 Bahrainis are believed to be in Nepal, which has been devastated by Saturd

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Quake warnings of minutes, not hours, are possible

Nepal's record of earthquakes dates to at least the 13th century, with significant temblors striking every 75 years or so. And through all that time, in Nepal as in most seismically active areas, there has been one constant: people in the pa

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Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 3,200

Thousands of desperate Nepalese huddled under tents and sought scarce food and medical supplies on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people and overwhelmed authorities struggled to cope with the disaster.

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Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400

Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.   Sick and wounded p

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Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll tops 1,800

Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Over 1,000 dead, many injured in massive Nepal quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. There w

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Massive earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in India

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than 400 people, injuring hundreds and leaving a pall over the valley, doctors and witnesses said. The m

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