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Nepal Earthquake: 25 April 2015

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View of Kathmandu.  Some part of the city was not so severely affected by the earthquake.

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The most damage was in older parts of the city and to old buildings.

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People watch as a South African search and rescue team from Gift of the givers search a collapsed house.

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People look through rumble for items to salvage.

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Almost 200 people died when the Dharahara-tower collapsed.

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In the Harrishiddi area several houses collapsed.

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A resident assess the damage.

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People rescued what they could from destroyed houses.

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They used some of the material to erect shelters near their destroyed homes.

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Aid organisation supplied tent in some areas in other areas people were staying in makeshift shelters.

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A woman watch as international rescue teams inspect collapsed buildings.

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Family living on the back of a truck.

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Gift of the givers doctors examining a patient in the Mayaadrajour hospital.

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Rose Laghu (10) and his mother Bahi.

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A girl and her brother in front of their collapsed house in the Lele valley.

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Sunil Lama and his 6 month old brother had to flee out of their house and are living outside in a tent with their mother and another brother since.

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Children wait to be examined by Gift of the givers doctors in Kaule village.

Three days after a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal we left for Kathmandu with South-African NGO Gift of the givers.  The death toll of this earthquake was more than 8000 and almost 18 000 were injured.

Tuesday morning (12/05/15) another series of earthquakes hit Nepal.  The biggest measured 7.4.

Read stories on Netwerk24.

Nepal se jongste skudding: ‘Dit was onmoontlik om weg te hardloop’

Nepalese ‘kry nie hoop nie’

Nepal: Hul kan nie klim, nou help hulle

Nepal: ’n Geskenk van ver tussen puin

Nepal het miljarde nodig om te herstel

Follow Samantha Reinders, in Nepal, for updates.

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