Rescue and Recovery in Nepal
Five days have passed since Nepal suffered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, and rescue teams are still discovering trapped victims alive in the rubble. The massive quake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu valley on Saturday, devastating the region and leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets. The UN launched an appeal for survivors in dire need of shelter, food, and medical care as anger boiled at the government's inability to cope with a disaster that has killed more than 5,400 people. Many remote villages affected by the quake are still waiting for rescue and relief teams. The following images were taken in Nepal over the past few days.
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