Relief Efforts Underway for Nepal Earthquake Survivors

Residents line up for food in an evacuation area set up by the authorities in Tundhikel park on April 27,  in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving thousands dead and many more trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors.
Residents line up for food in an evacuation area set up by the authorities in Tundhikel park on April 27, in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving thousands dead and many more trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors. Omar Havana / Getty Images

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