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500 Americans Remain Unaccounted for in Nepal

500 Americans Remain Unaccounted for in Nepal
As search and rescue efforts continue in Nepal, about 500 Americans remain unaccounted for after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck last Saturday (April 25).

Nepal’s Long-Delayed Transition to Democracy Worries its Christians

Nepal’s Long-Delayed Transition to Democracy Worries its Christians
As Nepal struggles to respond to the massive earthquake and aftershocks during the weekend that left thousands dead, the world has offered aid to a country which is still one of the poorest and most isolated in Asia.

Nepal Prime Minister: Earthquake Death Toll Could Reach 10,000

Nepal Prime Minister: Earthquake Death Toll Could Reach 10,000
Nepal’s prime minister has appealed for help with rescue efforts after a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country Saturday (April 25).

Nepal Earthquake Causes Despair in Country Plagued with Poverty, Political Turmoil

Nepal Earthquake Causes Despair in Country Plagued with Poverty, Political Turmoil
The earthquake in Nepal caused more problems for the country that was already poverty-stricken and in political turmoil.

5 Things You Need to Know about the Earthquake in Nepal

5 Things You Need to Know about the Earthquake in Nepal
A devastating earthquake pounded and rocked Katmandu, Nepal on Saturday. With its power and intensity, the earthquake is the country’s worst in 80 years.

Homeless Still Awaiting Help after Cyclone Pam

Homeless Still Awaiting Help after Cyclone Pam
About 400 people who lost their homes after Cyclone Pam whipped through Vanuatu, say they have not received sufficient aid from the government or relief agencies to survive.